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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.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
  2. pp. i-iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. vii-xx
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  1. Translator’s Note
  2. pp. xxi-xxiv
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. xxv-xxvi
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  1. 1. A Cartographic and Statistical Portrait of Twentieth-Century Brazil
  2. pp. 1-19
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  1. 2. Traces of the Big House and the Slave Quarters: Social Transformation in Rural Brazil during the Twentieth Century
  2. pp. 20-54
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  1. 3. Economic Evolution and the International Connection
  2. pp. 55-100
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  1. 4. Brazil and the World
  2. pp. 101-119
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  1. 5. Culture and Society
  2. pp. 120-140
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  1. 6. From the Patrimonial State to the Managerial State
  2. pp. 141-173
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  1. 7. Political Transition and the (Un)rule of Law in the Republic
  2. pp. 174-215
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  1. 8. Federalism and National Identity
  2. pp. 216-252
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  1. 9. Amazonia: Past Progress and Future Prospects
  2. pp. 253-270
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  1. 10. The Northeast: Five Hundred Years of Discoveries
  2. pp. 271-290
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  1. 11. When the Future Arrives
  2. pp. 291-299
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  1. 12. The Challenges of the Globalized Economy
  2. pp. 300-319
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  1. 13. Metropolises and the Far West in the Twenty-first Century
  2. pp. 320-331
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  1. 14. Quo Vadis, Brazil?
  2. pp. 332-344
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 345-348
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  1. Index
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781469605913
Related ISBN
9780807831304
MARC Record
OCLC
435630825
Pages
392
Launched on MUSE
2013-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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