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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 32.99
As the elder daughter of an emperor whose wife had presented him with no sons, Isabel stood to inherit the monarchy of Brazil with the passing of Dom Pedro II. On three separate occasions, Isabel was named regent, or head of state, when her father was required to leave the country for extended periods. On each occasion, she served as the dutiful daughter,... more...
- Trinity University Press 2013; US$ 7.99
During the 1930s in the United States, the Works Progress Administration developed the Federal Writers? Project to support writers and artists while making a national effort to document the country?s shared history and culture. The American Guide series consists of individual guides to each of the states. Little-known authorsmany of whom would later... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 9.45
Brasilien war für Europa immer Projektionsraum eigener Sehnsüchte und Ängste. Heute steht das größte Land Lateinamerikas als Austragungsort der Fußball-Weltmeisterschaft 2014 und der Olympischen Spiele 2016 im Blickpunkt der Weltöffentlichkeit. Als aufstrebende Wirtschaftsmacht spielt es längst im Konzert der Großen mit. Doch es ist bei weitem nicht... more...
- Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 12.99
Edward Teach - Blackbeard-is one of the legends of the so-called golden age of piracy. There have been so many accounts of his short, bloody career that it is hard to see him and his times in a clear historical light. This new study looks for the man behind the legend, and it gives a vivid insight into the nature of piracy and... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 9.99
The recorded history of Brazil is brief when compared to most European countries, having been discovered by Portuguese sailor and explorer Pedro Ãlvares 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...
- Hunter Publishing 2013; US$ 4.99
One of Brazils greatest legacies is the heritage and natural beauty of the Northeast Region. Once little more than forgotten hinterlands, the Northeast today has a number of prosperous cities and amazing cultural diversity. Apart from the tropical warmth and the customary cordiality of the local population, it is difficult to generalize about... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2012; US$ 4.99
Southern Brazil could almost be considered its own country. Distinct from the rest of Brazil in culture and geography, there are endless nuances within the region itself. Settled predominantly by Europeans and their descendants, there are reminders of Europe everywhere you go, including villas that seemed to have stepped right out of Bavaria. Close... more...