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  • Fear and Memory in the Brazilian Army and Society, 1889-1954by Shawn Smallman

    The University of North Carolina Press 2002; US$ 35.95

    For more than half a century, the Brazilian army used fear and censorship to erase aspects of its history from public memory and to create its own political myths. Although the military had remarkable success in promoting its version of events, recent democratization has allowed scholars access to new materials with which to challenge the "official... more...

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

    Oxford University Press, USA 1998; US$ 15.99

    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...

  • Legalizing Identitiesby Jan Hoffman French

    The University of North Carolina Press 2009; US$ 26.00

    Anthropologists widely agree that identities--even ethnic and racial ones--are socially constructed. Less understood are the processes by which social identities are conceived and developed. Legalizing Identities shows how law can successfully serve as the impetus for the transformation of cultural practices and collective identity. Through ethnographic,... more...

  • Culture Is Our Weaponby Patrick Neate; Damian Platt; Caetano Veloso

    Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 14.00

    An inspiring mission to rescue young people from drugs and violence with music At a time when interest in Brazilian culture has reached an all-time high, and the stories of one person's ability to improve the lives of others has captured so many hearts, this unique book takes readers to the frontlines of a battle raging over control of the nation's... more...

  • Frommer's Brazilby Alexandra de Vries; Shawn Blore

    Wiley 2010; US$ 22.99

    You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go-they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers... 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...

  • Walk To The River in Amazonia, Aby 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...

  • The Coasts of Carolinaby Bland Simpson; Scott D. Taylor

    The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 19.99

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  • Latino Migration Experience in North Carolinaby Hannah Gill

    The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 20.95

    Over recent decades, the Southeast has become a new frontier for Latin American migration to and within the United States, and North Carolina has had one of the fastest growing Latino populations in the nation. Here, Hannah Gill offers North Carolinians from all walks of life a better understanding of their Latino neighbors, bringing light instead... more...

  • Sugar Plantations in the Formation of Brazilian Societyby Stuart B. Schwartz

    Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 55.00

    This study examines the history of the sugar economy and the development of plantation society in Bahia. more...