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They present the last book of the historian and Favorite Son of the City, Ginés Rosa


It is entitled “The fountain of Totana of the eighteenth century.

One hundred faces of a singular work ”|

The City of Totana has presented the latest book by Ginés Rosa López, entitled “The source of Totana from the 18th century.

One hundred faces of a singular work ”, edited by the Department of Culture, whose act has taken place in the municipal hall“ Gregorio Cebrián ”, with the assistance of numerous public, among family, friends and neighbors in general.

The presentation of the work has been carried out by the mayor, Juan José Cánovas, the Councilor for Culture, Verónica Carricondo, the local historian José Antonio Sánchez Pravia, and the Professor of Regional Art History at the University of Murcia, Manuel Pérez Sánchez, all of them friends of the author;

as well as with the company of his daughters María del Mar and Eva Rosa.

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, now published by the Consistory totanero 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.

The work will be distributed by schools and libraries in Totana and the Region by the City Council, and the Department has decided to deliver 100 books to the Animal Protection Association "Shelter of the Wind" for sale, at the price of 12 euros, with the so that you can reverse the maintenance of this entity.

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".

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