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- Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 11.41
Brasilien war für Europa immer Projektionsraum eigener Sehnsüchte und Ängste. Heute steht das größte Land Lateinamerikas als Austragungsort der Fußball-Weltmeisterschaft 2014 und der Olympischen Spiele 2016 im Blickpunkt der Weltöffentlichkeit. Als aufstrebende Wirtschaftsmacht spielt es längst im Konzert der Großen mit. Doch es ist bei weitem nicht... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 23.02
Hauptbeschreibung Die deutsche Jüdin und Komintern-Agentin Olga Benario wurde Ende 1936, nachdem sie in Brasilien an einem misslungenen Aufstand beteiligt gewesen war, hochschwanger an Nazideutschland ausgeliefert. In Gestapo-Haft in Berlin gebar sie kurz darauf ihre Tochter Anita, die ein Jahr bei ihr in der Zelle lebte, bevor sie in die Obhut der... more...
- DK Publishing 2013; US$ 14.00
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Rio de Janeiro will lead you straight to the very best on offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights, or want to find the best nightspots; this guide is the perfect companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists - from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals - there's... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 49.95
Cultural Forests of the Amazon is a comprehensive and diverse account of how indigenous people transformed landscapes and managed resources in the most extensive region of tropical forests in the world. Until recently, most scholars and scientists, as well as the general public, thought indigenous people had a minimal impact on Amazon... more...
- University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 74.95
Examines how in the middle of the twentieth century, Bahian elites began to recognize African-Bahian cultural practices as essential components of Bahian regional identity. Previously, public performances of traditionally African-Bahian practices such as capoeira, samba, and Candomblé during carnival and other popular religious festivals had been repressed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
While scholars, activists and pundits from around the world have heralded the Lula years as a breakthrough for poverty reduction and the forthcoming emergence of Brazil as a dynamic economic superpower, many of their counterparts in the country as well as a number of Brazilianists elsewhere, have expressed great disappointment. Tracing back... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 29.95
Emma Johnston (a pseudonym) is an African American resident of Durham, North Carolina, whose son was brutally murdered in 2007. Combining the voices of Emma and her coauthor Simon Partner, a professor at Duke University, the book recounts the postwar history of one of the South's fastest-growing communities through the eyes of one of its most disadvantaged... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2013; US$ 55.00
Mysteries of the Jaguar Shamans of the Northwest Amazon tells the life story of Mandu da Silva, the last living jaguar shaman among the Baniwa people in the northwest Amazon. In this original and engaging work, Robin M. Wright, who has known and worked with da Silva for more than thirty years, weaves the story of da Silva?s life together with the... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 29.95
How do the lives of indigenous peoples relate to the romanticized role of "Indians" in Brazilian history, politics, and cultural production? Native and National in Brazil charts this enigmatic relationship from the sixteenth century to the present, focusing on the consolidation of the dominant national imaginary in the postindependence period and... more...