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Dancing with the Devil in the City of God: Rio de Janeiro on the Brink
Dancing with the Devil in the City of God: Rio de Janeiro on the Brink
by Juliana Barbassa
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In the tradition of andlt;Iandgt;Detroit: An American Autopsyandlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;Maximum Cityandlt;/Iandgt; comes a deeply reported and beautifully written biography of the seductive and chaotic city of Rio de Janeiro from prizewinning... (read more)

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Brazil's Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy
Brazil's Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy
by Dave Zirin
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The people of Brazil celebrated when it was announced that they were hosting the twentieth World Cup (June 12–July 13, 2014), the world's most-viewed sporting tournament, and the thirty-first Summer Olympics (August 5–21, 2016). Now they are... (read more)

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To Inherit the Earth: The Landless Movement and the Struggle for a New Brazil
To Inherit the Earth: The Landless Movement and the Struggle for a New Brazil
by Angus Lindsa Wright
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Geographer Wolford and historian and environmentalist Wright describe the movement not only as important for the dispossessed in Brazil, but as an example of movements to create a more just society and solve environmental problems there, in the rest... (read more)

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Racism in a Racial Democracy: The Maintenance of White Supremacy in Brazil
Racism in a Racial Democracy: The Maintenance of White Supremacy in Brazil
by France Windda Twine
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In Racism in a Racial Democracy, France Winddance Twine asks why Brazilians, particularly Afro-Brazilians, continue to have faith in Brazil's "racial democracy" in the face of pervasive racism in all spheres of Brazilian life. Through a... (read more)

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From Slavery to Freedom in Brazil: Bahia, 1835-1900 (Dialogos)
From Slavery to Freedom in Brazil: Bahia, 1835-1900 (Dialogos)
by Dale Torston Graden
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The political and religious forces which led to the decline of the slave trade in nineteenth century Bahia, Brazil.... (read more)

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Modern Brazil: Elites & Masses in Historical Perspective
Modern Brazil: Elites & Masses in Historical Perspective
by Michael L Conniff
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"A useful work of an impressive standard."—London Times Higher Education Supplement London Times Higher Education... (read more)

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Brazilian Mosaic: Portraits of a Diverse People and Culture
Brazilian Mosaic: Portraits of a Diverse People and Culture
by G Harvey Summ
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This selection of excerpts and essays delineates Brazilian culture as exemplified by its people. Two pieces that provide a general overview of Brazilian peoples are followed by four chronological sections, each of which is preceded by a historical sketch... (read more)

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The New Brazil: Regional Imperialism and the New Democracy
The New Brazil: Regional Imperialism and the New Democracy
by Raul Zibechi
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In the midst of a rapidly shifting global economy, Brazil has emerged as a powerful new player on the geopolitical stage. Against all odds, the Latin American nation managed, in just three years, to repay a 2002 $15.5 billion IMF bailout loan thanks to... (read more)

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Blacks and Whites in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1888-1988
Blacks and Whites in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1888-1988
by George Reid Andrews
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For much of the twentieth century Brazil enjoyed an international reputation as a “racial democracy,” but that image has been largely undermined in recent decades by research suggesting the existence of widespread racial inequality. ... (read more)

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Violence Workers
Violence Workers
by Martha Knis Huggins
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Martha K. Huggins is Roger Thayer Stone Professor of Sociology at Union College. Her book Political Policing (1998) won two awards. Mika Haritos-Fatouros is Professor of Psychology at the School of Psychology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and... (read more)

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In Search of the Amazon (American Encounters/Global Interactions)
In Search of the Amazon (American Encounters/Global Interactions)
by Seth Garfield
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Chronicling the dramatic history of the Brazilian Amazon during the Second World War, Seth Garfield provides fresh perspectives on contemporary environmental debates. His multifaceted analysis explains how the Amazon became the object of geopolitical... (read more)

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Engendering Democracy in Brazil: Women's Movements in Transition Politics
Engendering Democracy in Brazil: Women's Movements in Transition Politics
by Sonia Alvarez
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Brazil has the tragic distinction of having endured the longest military-authoritarian regime in South America. Yet the country is distinctive for another reason: in the 1970s and 1980s it witnessed the emergence and development of perhaps the largest... (read more)

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Brazil Is the New America: How Brazil Offers Upward Mobility in a Collapsing World
Brazil Is the New America: How Brazil Offers Upward Mobility in a Collapsing World
by James D Davidson
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Praise for Brazil Is the New America "This is a book about your future. If you wonder why Morgan Stanley chief investment strategist David Darst warns that Brazil is becoming more like what America used to be and America is becoming more like what Brazil... (read more)

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Violence in the City of Women: Police and Batteries in Bahia
Violence in the City of Women: Police and Batteries in Bahia
by Sarah J Hautzinger
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and#8220;Makes a significant contribution to the literature on gender-based violence. It is a fascinating anthropological study . . . in rich detail. . . . Articulate and thorough investigation.and#8221;... (read more)

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Cambridge Latin American Studies #52: Sugar Plantations in the Formation of Brazilian Society: Bahia, 1550-1835
Cambridge Latin American Studies #52: Sugar Plantations in the Formation of Brazilian Society: Bahia, 1550-1835
by Stuart B Schwartz
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'Clearly destined to become a classic in the field.' Eric Van Young, Agricultural... (read more)

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A Short History of Brazil: From Pre-Colonial Peoples to Modern Economic Miracle (Short History)
A Short History of Brazil: From Pre-Colonial Peoples to Modern Economic Miracle (Short History)
by Gordon Kerr
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Host of the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics, the fifth largest country in the world is the perfect topic for the next title in the Short History series Discovered by Portuguese sailor and explorer Pedro Álvares... (read more)

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A History of Brazil
A History of Brazil
by E Bradford Burns
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Here is a new edition of the book generally acclaimed as the best single-volume history of Brazil. It has been thoroughly revised and updated to include expanded treatment of intellectual, social, and popular history, and to provide increased coverage of... (read more)

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Brazil: The Once and Future Country
Brazil: The Once and Future Country
by Marshall Eakin
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The best one-volume introduction to the history, politics and culture of Brazil.... (read more)

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Schools in the Forest: How Grassroots Education Brought Political Empowerment to the Brazilian Amazon
Schools in the Forest: How Grassroots Education Brought Political Empowerment to the Brazilian Amazon
by Denis Heyck
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Beginning in the 1960s, the Brazilian government aggressively developed the Amazon, opening the rainforests up to ranchers and loggers who began clear-cutting at a rapid pace. The indigenous subsistence farmers already living in these areas either fled... (read more)

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A Death in Brazil: A Book of Omissions (John MacRae Books)
A Death in Brazil: A Book of Omissions (John MacRae Books)
by Peter Robb
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Deliciously sensuous and fascinating, Robb renders in vivid detail the intoxicating pleasures of Brazils food, music, literature, and landscape as he travels not only cross country but also back in time—from the days of slavery to modern day... (read more)

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