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- Rough Guides 2009; US$ 27.99
The Rough Guide to Brazil is the essential guide to one of South America's most tantalising destinations. Detailed accounts of the best attractions Brazil has to offer, along with the clearest maps and plans, showcase this amazingly diverse country to aid both your trip planning and on-the-ground experience. With expert advice and background, with... more...
- Leiden University Press 2007; US$ 55.00
Caecilians, or Gymnophiona, constitute one of the three extant orders of the Recent Amphibia and comprise about 170 named species in six families. They are the least known, major living tetrapod clade. Compared to frogs and salamanders, caecilians have an unusual skull morphology. With few exceptions, previous studies on caecilian morphology have been... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2011; US$ 11.99
The last time John Harrison ventured into the jungle a member of his group died.This time he brought his wife.The Tumucumaque Hills on Brazils northern frontier are one of the few remaining unexplored regions on earth. Back in 1950, a young French explorer set off into the deepest jungle of that region and was never seen again.Inspired by that... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 25.99
Insider advice on avoiding the crowds as you explore some of Brazil's greatest gems, from Copacabana and Ipanema beaches in Rio to the best jungle lodges in the Amazon to the majestic waterfalls at Iguacu. Plus tips for navigating the country's lovely but less-traveled corners, from the wild Pantanal wetlands to the historic gold rush cities of Minas... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 25.95
How have civil rights transformed racial politics in America? Connecting economic and social reforms to racial and class inequality, Conjuring Crisis counters the myth of steady race progress by analyzing how the federal government and local politicians have sometimes "reformed" politics in ways that have amplified racism in the post civil-rights... more...
- Rum & Reggae Guidebooks 2005; US$ 9.99
With a critical, witty, and cosmopolitan viewpoint, this guide to South America?s largest country covers not only the renowned Rio de Janeiro and its famous Carnaval, but also areas virtually unknown to the English-speaking world, including Salvador, Pipa, Buzios, Minas Gerais, and Paraty. Those who are timid about journeying through this island of... more...
- Rum & Reggae Guidebooks 2008; US$ 7.99
Covering areas along the legendary Brazilian city?s coast as well as its interior, this exceptional travel guide is ideal for any traveler navigating through Rio de Janeiro?s city streets, beach destinations, and mountain retreats. With authoritative advice on hotels, restaurants, beaches, and nightlife, this handbook leads travelers to the most... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 189.00
This comprehensive set on contemporary Brazil is useful to students, business people, government officials, artists, and tourists?in short, anyone traveling to or wishing to know more about this South American nation. more...
- D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 29.95
In June 2009, 60 soldiers slipped into the bush above Devil's Curve, a notorious bend in the two-lane highway connecting Peru's northern Amazon to the outside world. The soldiers had orders to dislodge the 3,000 Awajun natives who had been camped there for the past 57 days. The subsequent clash was deadly. At issue was the lease of three-quarters... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 50.00
How did the study of sociology develop? History and Theory focuses on the development of sociological theorists' ideas about society and social research over time. Ideas of major classical theorists such as Auguste Comte, Karl Marx, and Max Weber are explored, as well as a range of schools of thought in sociology, including structural functionalism,... more...