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- 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...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 37.84
Das innovative, reich bebilderte und mit einer ergiebigen wissenschaftshistorisch orientierten Bibliografie ausgestattete Lexikon der Afrobrasilianistik beleuchtet alle wesentlichen Aspekte der Kultur, Geschichte, sozialen, wirtschaftlichen und psychosozialen Situation der Afrobrasilianer in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart. Reihe Kölner Beiträge... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99
In 1914, with the well-wishes of the Brazilian government, Theodore Roosevelt, ex-president of the United States; his son, Kermit; and Colonel Rondon travel to South America on a quest to course the River of Doubt. While in Brazil, Theodore is also tasked with a zoogeographic reconnaissance? of the local wilderness for the archives of the Natural... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 70.00
This book reconstructs the world of eighteenth-century Amazonia to argue that indigenous mobility did not undermine settlement or community. In doing so, it revises longstanding views of native Amazonians as perpetual wanderers, lacking attachment to place and likely to flee at the slightest provocation. Instead, native Amazonians used traditional... more...
- 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...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00
During the summer of 1963 civil rights movements were taking place all over the South. In Northeastern North Carolina the struggle for freedom focused on Williamston, a small agricultural based town. The town's legacy of voting rights advocacy and a history of violence caught the attention of Martin Luther King, Jr., and his Southern Christian... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 35.00
Oral history and memoirs preserve much more than a single event. They record information about a time and a particular way of life. Buying a loaf of bread for a dime and a 25-pound bag of flour for a dollar, walking 9 ½ miles in 5 hours, watching the Cove Creek gym (and several school buses) go up in flames--these are just a few of the tales related... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
"Through artistic imaginaries, media productions, social practices and spatial mappings, this book offers an insightful and original contribution to the understanding of Rio de Janeiro, one of the highly contested urban terrains in the world. Offering a rich diversity of examples extracted from lived experience, iconographic materials, and narratives,... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2012; US$ 12.99
Rediscover the simple pleasures of a day trip with Day Trips The Carolinas. This guide is packed with hundreds of exciting things for locals and vacationers to do, see, and discover within a two-hour drive to and from many top destiations in North Carolina and South Carolina. With full trip-planning information, Day Trips The Carolinas helps... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2012; US$ 13.99
Written by a parent, this opinionated, personal, and easy-to-use guide has hundreds of ideas to keep the kids entertained for an hour, a day, or a weekend! Fun with the Family North Carolina leads the way to historical attractions, children's museums, wildlife habitats, festivals, parks, and much more. Geared towards parents with children between... more...