Fernandez-Shaw, Carlos M(anuel)
FERNANDEZ-SHAW, Carlos M(anuel)
FERNANDEZ-SHAW, Carlos M(anuel). Spanish, b. 1924. Genres: Cultural/Ethnic topics, Music, History. Career: Spanish Diplomatic Service, worked at Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Madrid, 1949-51, secretary of embassies in Copenhagen, Denmark, 1951-52, Stockholm, Sweden, 1952-53, and Asuncion, Paraguay, 1953-56, head of Department of Institutions and Publications, Cultural Relations Division, Madrid, 1956-58, consul in Montreal, QC, 1958-61, in charge of cultural affairs at embassies in Washington, DC, 1961-65, and Rome, Italy, 1965-70, assistant secretary of Cultural Affairs Division, Madrid, 1970-73, ambassador to Paraguay, 1973-77, Australia, 1977, New Zealand, 1978, Fiji and Papua New Guinea, both 1979, and Tonga and the Solomon Islands, both 1981, inspector general in Madrid, 1983-85, consul general in Miami, FL, 1986-89. University of Madrid, assistant lecturer in public international law, 1949-51; Institute of Spanish Culture, head of Department of Cultural Exchange, 1956-58. Publications: Presencia Espanola en los Estados Unidos, 1972, 3rd ed., 1991, trans. as The Hispanic Presence in North America from 1492 to Today, 1991; The Spanish Contributions to the Independence of the U.S.A., 1976; Ventura y tribulaciones de un padre recien Estrenado (title means: The Joys and Anxieties of a Brand-New Father), 1976; Los Estados Independientes de Norteamerica (title means: The Independent States of North America), 1977; El Primer Consul de Espana en Australia: Antonio Arrom (title means: The First Consul of Spain in Australia: Antonio Arrom), 1988; La Florida Contemporanea: Siglos XIX y XX (title means: Contemporary Florida: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries), 1992; El arpa en el contexto musical del Paraguay (title means: The Harp in the Musical Landscape of Paraguay), 1992; Spain and Australia: Five Centuries of History, 2000; Espana y Australia: Quinientos anos de relaciones, 2001. Address: Claudio Coello 60, 28001 Madrid, Spain.