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Brazil, the largest of the Latin American nations, is fast becoming a potent international economic player as well as a regional power. This English translation of an acclaimed Brazilian anthology provides critical overviews of Brazilian life, history, and culture and insight into Brazil's development over the past century. The distinguished essayists, most of whom are Brazilian, provide expert perspectives on the social, economic, and cultural challenges that face Brazil as it seeks future directions in the age of globalization.

All of the contributors connect past, present, and future Brazil. Their analyses converge on the observation that although Brazil has undergone radical changes during the past one hundred years, trenchant legacies of social and economic inequality remain to be addressed in the new century. A foreword by Jerry Davila highlights the volume's contributions for a new, English-reading audience.

The contributors are:

Cristovam Buarque

Aspasia Camargo

Gilberto Dupas

Celso Furtado

Afranio Garcia

Celso Lafer, Jose Seixas Lourenco

Renato Ortiz

Moacir Palmeira

Luiz Carlos Bresser Pereira

Paulo Sergio Pinheiro

Ignacy Sachs

Paulo Singer

Herve Thery

Jorge Wilheim

About the Author

Ignacy Sachs is professor at the School for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences in Paris. Jorge Wilheim is a Brazilian architect, planner, and former government official. Paulo Sergio Pinheiro is professor of political science at the University of Sao Paulo. Translator Robert N. Anderson is associate professor of Portuguese at Winston-Salem State University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807859278
Author:
Sachs, Ignacy
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
Editor:
Pinheiro, Paulo Sergio
Editor:
Wilheim, Jorge
Author:
Pinheiro, Paulo Sergio
Author:
Brasil English
Author:
Wilheim, Jorge
Author:
Davila, Jerry
Author:
Anderson, Robert N.
Subject:
Twenty-first century
Subject:
Forecasting
Subject:
Latin America - South America
Subject:
Brazil Civilization 20th century.
Subject:
South America
Subject:
Brazil; Brazilian government; social inequality; industrialization; urbanization; history of Brazil; twentieth century; Brazilian studies; Latin American studies;
Subject:
Brazil
Subject:
Brazilian government
Subject:
social inequality
Subject:
Industrialization
Subject:
Urbanization
Subject:
history of Brazil
Subject:
Twentieth century
Subject:
Brazilian studies
Subject:
Latin American studies
Subject:
World History-South America
Subject:
Brazi
Subject:
l
Subject:
Brazilian
Subject:
Studies
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Latin America in Translation/En Traduccion/Em Traducao
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
12 fig., 1 map
Pages:
392
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in

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