The last book of Ginés Rosa López, entitled "The source of Totana of the eighteenth century. One hundred faces of a unique work" will be presented on Friday, January 31 in the municipal hall "Gregorio Cebrián", starting at 20:30, according to sources of the Department of Culture.
The historian and writer Totanero died on January 18 of last year, at the age of 76;
after having received in December 2017, during the program of patron celebrations of Santa Eulalia, the Title of Favorite Son of the Loyal and Noble City of Totana, also giving name to the municipal theater of the Socio-Cultural Center "La Cárcel" of this location.
At the time of his loss, Ginés Rosa had just finished this book and was finalizing the publication of the work, which had taken him several months of work, and that he wanted to match after the rehabilitation works of this infrastructure that the Community had undertaken Autonomous
This book, edited by the City of Totana and illustrated with numerous historical and other contemporary images in color, collects in 104 pages the historical evolution and the social significance that this infrastructure has had in the life of Totana since the 18th century.
Ginés Rosa has, among her work, a dozen books on Totana, being her last published title "Stories of a village cinema", which deals with the social impact that the setting up of cinemas had in Totana "Teatro Circo "and" Cine Rosa "which his father ruled for many years, as well as the" Spanish "and" Florida "cinemas;
presenting numerous stories, anecdotes and curiosities in the Totana of the last century.
Ginés Rosa López (Totana, 1942), graduated in Philosophy and Letters from the University of the Balearic Islands and in History from the University of Murcia, is a student of the history, popular themes and customs of this municipality, which has allowed him to edit many articles of great scientific rigor and books related to local themes.
Among them are the titles of the trilogy "Totana endearing" (1999), "With accent of my people" (2001), "Stories of Totana" (2003), "The snow wells of Sierra Espuña. The snow trade in the Kingdom of Murcia, XVI-XX centuries "(2003)," Habanera, song of Cuba, nostalgia for Totana "(2000)," Materials for the history of Totana "(2005)," Emilio Mora, the totanero poet of 19th century "and the book of journalistic articles" Totana abonico ", and" Con la Iglesia we have stumbled "(2015), among others.
Ginés Rosa, a tireless traveler from all continents, was editor-in-chief of the national weekly "Signo" and a contributor to the Spanish press and magazines, as well as a Madrid correspondent for the Israeli weekly in Spanish "Aurora".