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- Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 10.19
The recorded history of Brazil is brief when compared to most European countries, having been discovered by Portuguese sailor and explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral just over five hundred years ago. Since then, however, its history has been turbulent, blighted by rebellion, cruelty, dictatorship and poverty. But, it is also a vibrant, exciting and ethnically... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 18.99
A History of Booms and Busts Sin and Salvation South of the Equator The Myth of a Racial Paradise The Tropical Lifestyle Creativity, Culture, and 'Cannibalism' Industrial Giant, Agricultural Superpower Energy to Burn: Petroleum, Ethanol, and Hydropower The Amazon: Nationalism and Paranoia in the Jungle Becoming a 'Serious Country'... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1999; US$ 22.99
Introduction: Why Read About Brazil?. CHAPTER 1. BIRTH AND GROWTH OF COLONIAL BRAZIL: 1500-1750. The Country the Portuguese Created in the New World. The Colonial Economy and Society. Miscegenation: Biological and Cultural. The Beginnings of a Luso-Brazilian Culture. CHAPTER 2. CRISIS OF THE COLONIAL SYSTEM AND EMERGENCE OF AN INDEPENDENT BRAZIL: 1790-1830.... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2009; US$ 30.00
Brazil, the largest of the Latin American nations, is fast becoming a potent international economic player as well as a regional power. This English translation of an acclaimed Brazilian anthology provides critical overviews of Brazilian life, history, and culture and insight into Brazil's development over the past century. The distinguished essayists,... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Theodore Roosevelt's epic hunting adventures and journeys of exploration throughout North America are the stuff of legend, but what some readers may not know is that Roosevelt's insatiable love of adventure also took him to other parts of the world. This thoroughly entertaining account of Roosevelt's travels in Brazil is infused with the... more...
- Zed Books 2008; US$ 25.95
In The Throes of Democracy Bryan McCann gives a panoramic view of Brazil's recent development, exploring the relationships between the rise of the political left, the escalation of urban violence, the agribusiness boom and the spread of pentecostal evangelization. more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.54
Dieses Buch beschäftigt sich mit einer möglichen schwarzen Identität der afrobrasilianischen Bevölkerung und untersucht, ob man diese als ethnische Identität bezeichnen könnte. Anhand verschiedener Studien wird herausgearbeitet, inwiefern die afrobrasilianische Bevölkerung eine kulturell bedingte kollektive Identität besitzt, die auf einer gemeinsamen... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
This biography is about one of North Carolina's early governors, an advocate for public education in the post-Colonial period. Benjamin Smith (1757-1826) came from a distinguished South Carolina family and acquired enormous wealth in the Cape Fear region as a member of the planter class. Like his elite white peers, Smith was active in public life,... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 7.99
The best places to stay and eat in the Leewards are described here, with abundant pictures, often little-known except by celebrities and the wealthiest travelers. Anguilla, Barbuda, Antigua, Nevis, St. Barts, St. Kitts, St. Martin - all are described. With colorful insights into the history of each location, Secret Caribbean transports you into the... more...