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  • Carolina Cradleby Robert W. Ramsey

    The University of North Carolina Press 1964; US$ 42.00

    Carolina Cradle: Settlement of the Northwest Carolina Frontier, 1747-1762 more...

  • Crafting Livesby Catherine W. Bishir

    The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 45.00

    Crafting Lives: African American Artisans in New Bern, North Carolina, 1770-1900 more...

  • Kayapó Ethnoecology and Cultureby Darrell A. Posey; Kristina Plenderleith

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 155.00

    This provocative selection of the late Darrell A Posey's work concentrates on the dispersal and threatened extinction of the famous Brazilian indigenous people, the Kayap'o. more...

  • Conflicts and Conspiraciesby Kenneth Maxwell

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • World Heritage Site Olinda in Brazilby P. Meurs; L.G.W. Verhoef

    IOS Press 2006; US$ 87.00

    How can a World Heritage city develop within the periphery of a Brazilian metropolis? This is the challenge for Olinda, near Recife. It is one of the first cities in Brazil, founded in 1535, and contains large historic monuments, such as convents. The location of Olinda on a hill next to the Atlantic Ocean, makes up a beautiful townscape, in particular... more...

  • Blackness Without Ethnicityby Livio Sansone

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 37.00

    Blackness Without Ethnicity draws on fifteen years of his research in Bahia, Rio Suriname, and Amsterdam. Sansone uses his findings to explore the very different ways that race and ethnicity are constructed in Brazil and the rest of Latin America. He compares these Latin American conceptions of race to dominate notions of race that are defined by... more...

  • Another Arabesqueby John Tofik Karam

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    Offering a novel approach to the study of ethnicity in the neoliberal market, Another Arabesque is the first full-length book in English to focus on the estimated seven million Arabs in Brazil. With insights gained from interviews and fieldwork, John Tofik Karam examines how Brazilians of Syrian-Lebanese descent have gained greater visibility and... more...

  • The Sorcery of Colorby Elisa Larkin Nascimento

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 32.95

    Originally published in 2003 in Portuguese,  The Sorcery of Color  argues that there are longstanding and deeply-rooted relationships between racial and gender inequalities in Brazil. In this pioneering book, Elisa Larkin Nascimento examines the social and cultural movements that have attempted, since the early twentieth century, to challenge... more...

  • Inner Islandsby Bland Simpson; Ann Cary Simpson

    The University of North Carolina Press 2006; US$ 21.00

    Blending history, oral history, autobiography, and travel narrative, Bland Simpson explores the islands that lie in the sounds, rivers, and swamps of North Carolina's inner coast. In each of the fifteen chapters in the book, Simpson covers a single island or group of islands, many of which, were it not for the buffering Outer Banks, would be lost... more...

  • A Brief History of Brazilby Teresa A Meade

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 59.40

    Introduces readers to the dramatic events, notable people, and special customs and traditions that have shaped many of the world's countries. This series touches on factors as diverse as the development of the economy to the role of women in society to changes in the political landscape. more...