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  • 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...

  • Brazil in the Makingby Carmen Nava; Jr. Ludwig Lauerhass

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 32.99

    This innovative volume traces Brazil's singular character, exploring both the remarkable richness and cohesion of the national culture and the contradictions and tensions that have developed over time. What shared experiences and memories give its citizens their sense of being Brazilian? What metaphors and stereotypes of identity have emerged? The... more...

  • Brazil since 1980by Francisco Vidal Luna; Herbert S. Klein

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 24.00

    This is a general survey of Brazilian society, economy, and politics since 1980. more...

  • Brazilian Propagandaby Nina Schneider

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 74.95

    In Brazilian Propaganda, Nina Schneider examines the various modes of official, and unofficial, propaganda used by an authoritarian regime. Such propaganda is commonly believed to be political, praising military figures and openly legitimizing state repression. However, Brazil?s military dictatorship (1964?1985) launched seemingly apolitical official... more...

  • Brazil?s Emerging Role in Global Governanceby Markus Fraundorfer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    The author examines Brazil's emerging role as an important actor in various sectors of global governance. By exploring how Brazil's exercise of power developed over the last decade in the sectors of health, food security and bioenergy, this book sheds light on the power strategies of an emerging country from the global south. more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 1972; US$ 48.00

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

  • Bull City Survivorby Simon Partner; Emma Johnston

    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...

  • The Carter Journalsby Shane Phipps

    Indiana Historical Society Press 2014; US$ 7.50

    When fourteen-year-old Cody Carter?s grandfather gives him a box of dusty leather journals written by their Carter ancestors, even the history-loving Cody could not have predicted the adventure he was about to take. Journal by journal, Cody is physically transported back in time to experience the lives of Carters on the frontier in North Carolina,... more...

  • Chapters of Brazil's Colonial History 1500-1800by Joao Capistrano de Abreu; Arthur Brakel; Stuart Schwartz

    Oxford University Press, USA 1998; US$ 44.99

    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...

  • Common Whitesby Bill Cecil-Fronsman

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Class and culture in Antebellum North Carolina have been largely forgotten. In the past few years, several important studies have examined common whites in individual counties or groups of counties, but they have focused on family life, the economy, or other specific features of the common-white life. C ommon Whites: Class and Culture in Antebellum... more...