A History of Brazil

A History of Brazil

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Baker & Taylor
Focuses on the events and cultural forces which have shaped Brazil's history from its discovery by the Portuguese.

Columbia Univ Pr
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 labor, blacks, women, and the military in Brazilian history.

Complete in breadth and chronological span, A History of Brazil is a panoramic interpretation of the Brazilian past from discovery to the present that treats the economic, social, cultural, and political evolution of Latin America's largest nation.

Complete in breadth and chronological span, A History of Brazil is a panoramic interpretation of the Brazilian past from discovery to the present that treats the economic, social, cultural, and political evolution of Latin America's largest nation



Book News
A panoramic view of one of the world's largest and most complex nations. This revised, updated, and expanded edition offers new material on race relations, the destruction of the Amazon, the role of women in Brazil's past, and problems related to industrialization and urbanization, as well as recent trends in social, cultural, and intellectual history. Burns concludes with an assessment of Brazilian democracy at the beginning of 1993. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [1993]
Edition: Third edition
Copyright Date: ©1993
ISBN: 9780231079556
0231079559
9780231079549
0231079540
Branch Call Number: 981 BURNS
Characteristics: xii, 544 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm

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