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  • CultureShock! Brazilby Volker Poelzl

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 11.17

    CultureShock! Brazil dispels the preconceptions about this diverse dynamic country and reveals the beauty and character that is Brazil. Written in a personable style, the book touches on all aspects of Brazilian life presenting the reader with a balanced, realistic and useful guide. This book leads you through the economic power house that is São... more...

  • Chapters of Brazil's Colonial History 1500-1800by Jo?o Capistrano de Abreu; Arthur Brakel; Fernando A. Novais; Stuart Schwartz

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69

    In Chapters in Brazil's Colonial History , Capistrano de Abreu created an integrated history of Brazil in a landmark work of scholarship that is also a literary masterpiece. Abreu offers a startlingly modern analysis of the past, based on the role of the economy, settlement, and the occupation of the interior. In these pages, he combines sharp portraits... more...

  • 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...

  • Immigration and Xenophobiaby Rosana Barbosa

    UPA 2008; US$ 38.99

    In Immigration and Xenophobia, Rosana Barbosa discusses Portuguese migration to Rio de Janeiro from 1822 to 1850 as a significant aspect of the city's history. During the first half of the nineteenth century, many Portuguese fled the difficult economic and social conditions in Portugal for better economic opportunities in post-independence Brazil,... more...

  • Brazilby Volker Poelzl

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 12.75

    A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette in Brazil more...

  • Brazil Travel Complete Profileby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 22.40

    Whether planning your own trip to Brazil, or planning someone else’s, you’ll be equipped with the all-inclusive travel report—both of our “Travel” and “Points of Interest” reports rolled into one. more...

  • A Walk to the River in Amazoniaby Carla Stang

    Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 29.95

    Our lives are mostly composed of ordinary reality - the flow of moment-to-moment existence - and yet it has been largely overlooked as a subject in itself for anthropological study. In this work, the author achieves an understanding of this part of reality for the Mehinaku Indians, an Amazonian people, in two stages: first by observing various aspects... more...

  • Early Brazilby Stuart B. Schwartz

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    Presents original sources that illustrate the process of conquest, colonization, and settlement in Brazil. more...

  • Tales of the Yanomamiby Jacques Lizot

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    The Yanomami Indians, living in the depths of the Venezuelan forest, are one of the most interesting of the world's tribal peoples. Jacques Lizot lived among them for over fifteen years and has written an account which allows them to speak for themselves, in stories told by Yanomami individuals. The tales are revealing in the insights they provide... more...

  • Britain and the Onset of Modernization in Brazil 1850?1914by Richard Graham

    Cambridge University Press 1972; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

    This is a detailed study of British influence in Brazil as a theme within the larger story of modernization. more...