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A Brief History of Brazil, Second Edition (Brief History)

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A Brief History of Brazil, Second Edition offers a concise yet comprehensive account of the rich and varied story of Brazil, placing the political, economic, and cultural events of today into broad historical context. The book opens with an overview of precolonial Brazil and goes on to examine the history of Portuguese exploration, through the early years of the slave trade between Africa and the Americas and the creation of the largest slaveholding society in the modern world. During this era, a vibrant African culture left its mark, joined by influences from European, Asian, and Middle Eastern immigrants, which led to the creation of modern Brazil. After more than three decades of military dictatorship, Brazil is now a democracy. It is also a self-sufficient country, thanks to recent discoveries of offshore oil and gas, and it stands on the brink of becoming a major world player in the oil industry.

A Brief History of Brazil, Second Edition examines key historical figures and the

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A thorough account of Brazil's political, economic, and cultural landscape.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816077892
Author:
Meade, Teresa
Publisher:
Checkmark Books
Author:
Meade, Teresa A.
Subject:
Latin America - South America
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
General
Subject:
World History-South America
Copyright:
Series:
Brief History
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
8.90x5.90x.80 in. .90 lbs.

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