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  • The Throes of Democracyby Bryan McCann

    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...

  • Brazilby Thomas E. Skidmore

    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...

  • Brazilby Ignacy Sachs; Jorge Wilheim; Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro

    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 Expansion of Toleranceby Jonathan Israel; Stuart Schwartz; Michiel van Groesen

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 20.00

    Two renowned experts on religious tolerance in early modern Brazil more...

  • Negro - Die Untersuchung einer schwarzen Identität in Brasilien als ethnische Identitätby Romy Powils

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 38.30

    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...

  • General Benjamin Smithby Alan D. Watson

    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...

  • Southeastern Brazilby John Waggoner

    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...

  • Northeastern Brazilby John Waggoner

    Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 7.99

    We travel to grow - our Adventure Guides show you how. Experience the places you visit more directly, freshly, intensely than you would otherwise - sometimes best done on foot, in a canoe, or through cultural adventures like art courses, cooking classes, learning the language, meeting the people. This can make your trip life-changing, unforgettable.... more...

  • Sao Paolo & Brazil's Green Coastby John Waggoner

    Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 8.99

    The Green Coast is a resort area just hours from Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. Here, amid the many unspoiled beaches, mountains and waterfalls, you can find lush island hideaways once used by pirates. The region takes its name from the striking color of the Ilha Grande Bay, considered one of the most beautiful coastlines in Brazil. The main destinations... more...

  • Western Brazil, Brazilia, the Pantanal, Amazonia & Beyondby John Waggoner

    Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 7.99

    We travel to grow – our Adventure Guides show you how. Experience the places you visit more directly, freshly, intensely than you would otherwise – sometimes best done on foot, in a canoe, or through cultural adventures like art courses, cooking classes, learning the language, meeting the people. This can make your trip life-changing, unforgettable.... more...