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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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"You have to read David Zirin to believe him, and if you read him, you will believe him."—Jack McCallum, senior writer, Sports Illustrated "I once said Dave Zirin was the best young sportswriter in the US. I was wrong. He's simply the best."—... (read more)

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Brazil: The Troubled Rise of a Global Power
Brazil: The Troubled Rise of a Global Power
by Michael Reid
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Experts believe that Brazil, the worlds fifth largest country and its seventh largest economy, will be one of the most important global powers by the year 2030. Yet far more attention has been paid to the other rising behemoths Russia, India, and China... (read more)

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Fordlandia (09 Edition)
Fordlandia (09 Edition)
by Greg Grandin
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Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year A Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year A Boston Globe Best Book of the Year In 1927, Henry Ford, the richest man in the world, bought a tract of... (read more)

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At Home in the Street
At Home in the Street
by Tobias Hecht
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Through innovative fieldwork and ethnographic writing, Hecht lays bare the received truths about the lives of Brazilian street children. This book changes the terms of the debate, asking not why there are so many homeless children in Brazil but why... (read more)

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Autos and Progress: The Brazilian Search for Modernity
Autos and Progress: The Brazilian Search for Modernity
by Joel Wolfe
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Autos and Progress reinterprets twentieth-century Brazilian history through automobiles, using them as a window for understanding the nation's struggle for modernity in the face of its massive geographical size, weak central government, and dependence on... (read more)

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Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City
Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City
by Greg Grandin
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Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year A Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year A Boston Globe Best Book of the Year In 1927, Henry Ford, the richest man in the world, bought a tract of... (read more)

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Laughter Out of Place: Race, Class, Violence, and Sexuality (California Series in Public Anthropology)
Laughter Out of Place: Race, Class, Violence, and Sexuality (California Series in Public Anthropology)
by Donna M Goldstein
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Laughter Out of Place provides an intimate portrait of everyday life among women living in the shantytowns of Rio de Janeiro in the 1990s.... (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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Brazil as an Economic Superpower?: Understanding Brazil's Changing Role in the Global Economy
Brazil as an Economic Superpower?: Understanding Brazil's Changing Role in the Global Economy
by Lael Brainard
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Brazil is once again getting attention in the northern hemisphere... (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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Includes bibliographical references (p. 340-357) and index.... (read more)

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Brazil: Reversal of Fortune
Brazil: Reversal of Fortune
by Alfred P Montero
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Once deemed a “dysfunctional” democracy with a “feckless” set of political institutions and a “drunk” economy, today’s Brazil has undergone a complete reversal of fortune. Now in its third decade of democracy... (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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Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-281) and index.... (read more)

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City of Walls: Crime, Segregation, and Citizenship in S.P.
City of Walls: Crime, Segregation, and Citizenship in S.P.
by Teresa P Caldeira
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City of Walls presents a comprehensive analysis of the way in which crime, fear, and violation of citizenship rights in Sao Paulo, Brazil, intertwine with urban transformations to produce a new pattern of urban segregation during the last two decades of... (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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Molecular Revolution in Brazil (Semiotext(e) Foreign Agents)
Molecular Revolution in Brazil (Semiotext(e) Foreign Agents)
by Felix Guattari
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Molecular Revolution in BrazilFélix Guattari and Suely Rolniktranslated by Karel Clapshow and Brian HolmesYes, I believe that there is a multiple people, a people of mutants, a people of potentialities that appears and disappears, that is embodied in... (read more)

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Brazil at the Dawn of the Eighteenth Century (Classic Histories from the Portuguese-Speaking World in Tran)
Brazil at the Dawn of the Eighteenth Century (Classic Histories from the Portuguese-Speaking World in Tran)
by Andre Joao Antonil
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First published in 1711, Brazil at the Dawn of the Eighteenth Century describes the four major economic activities of the Brazilian colony. Half the book is devoted to the sugar industry and the social world of those who grew the sugarcane. Other... (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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Last of the Tribe (10 Edition)
Last of the Tribe (10 Edition)
by Monte Reel
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Throughout the centuries, the Amazon has yielded many of its secrets, but it still holds a few great mysteries. In 1996 experts got their first glimpse of one: a lone Indian, a tribe of one, hidden in the forests of southwestern Brazil. Previously... (read more)

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The Accidental President of Brazil: A Memoir
The Accidental President of Brazil: A Memoir
by Fernando Cardoso
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Fernando Henrique Cardoso received a phone call in the middle of the night asking him to be the new Finance Minister of Brazil. As he put the phone down and stared into the darkness of his hotel room, he feared he'd been handed a political death sentence.... (read more)

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