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  • Historias Assombrosas / Stories Of Amazement

    Telma Guimarães

    Mais alguns dos contos assombrosos do mestre do terror e suspense Edgar Allan Poe estão reunidos em Histórias Assombrosas: 'Foi você!', 'O barril de Amontillado', 'A carta furtada' e 'O coração revelador', são textos que vão deixar os leitores...

  • History Of Brazil, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint)


    Excerpt from History of Brazil, Vol. 2 Paraguay, for'm. Beauchamp is no novice in'thé art' of plagiarism, as M. De Puissaye, 'and others 'of his countrymen, may bear Witness. But he has not been able, with all his art, to conceal his ignor ance of...

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  • History Of Brazil, Comprising A Geographical...

    Grant, Andrew

    Excerpt from History of Brazil, Comprising a Geographical Account of That Country: Together With a Narrative of the Most Remarkable Events Which Have Occurred There Since Its Discovery; A Description of the Manners, Customs, Religion, &C. Of the...

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    Roots of Brazil


    Sérgio Buarque de Holanda's Roots of Brazil is one of the iconic books on Brazilian history, society, and culture. Originally published in 1936, it appears here for the first time in an English language translation with a foreword, 'Why Read Roots of...

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    Vargas of Brazil - A Political Biography

    Dulles,John W. F.

    The dominant public figure in Brazil from 1930 until 1954 was a highly contradictory and controversial personality. Getúlio Vargas, from the pampas of the southern frontier state of Rio Grande do Sul, became the dictator who ruled without ever...

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    A History of Brazil


    A clearly structured and well-informed synthesis of developments and events in Brazilian history from the colonial period to the present, this volume is aimed at non-specialized readers and students, seeking a straightforward introduction to this...

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    A History of Modern Brazil - The Past Against...

    MacLachlan, Colin M.

    Over time, Brazil has evolved into a well-defined nation with a strong sense of identity. From the natural beauty of the Amazon River to the exciting resort city of Rio de Janeiro, from soccer champion Pelé to classical musician Villa Lobos, Brazil...

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    Brazil - The Troubled Rise of a Global Power

    Michael Reid

    Experts believe that Brazil, the world'apos;s 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,...

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    A Concise History of Brazil

    Boris Fausto

    A Concise History of Brazil, 2nd edition, offers a sweeping yet accessible history of Latin America's largest country. Boris Fausto examines Brazil's history from the arrival of the Portuguese in the New World through the long and sometimes rocky...

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    The Seduction of Brazil - The Americanization...


    Following completion of the U.S. air base in Natal, Brazil, in 1942, U.S. airmen departing for North Africa during World War II communicated with Brazilian mechanics with a thumbs-up before starting their engines. This sign soon replaced the...

  • The History Of Brazil, From The Period Of The...


    Excerpt from The History of Brazil, From the Period of the Arrival of the Braganza Family in 1808, to the Abdication of Don Pedro the First in 1831, Vol. 1 of 2 He is quite willing to concede that the circum stance of his having been a foreigner in...

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    Narrative of Services in the Liberation of...

    Thomas Cochrane Earl of Dundonald

    The first of these volumes forms a history of the consolidation of Chilian independence, and of the subsequent liberation of Peru through the instrumentality of the Chilian squadron under my command; a service which called forth from the Governments...

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    Narrative of Services in the Liberation of...

    Thomas Cochrane Earl of Dundonald


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    Unrest in Brazil - Political-Military Crises...

    Dulles,John W. F.

    ... I offer my life in a holocaust ... This people whose slave I was will no longer be slave to anyone. My sacrifice will remain forever in their souls and my blood will be the price of their ransom.President Getulio Vargas' testament-written shortly...

  • Railways of Brazil - In Postcards And...

    Gerodetti,Joao Emilio; Carnejo,Carlos

    Railways of Brazil - In Postcards And Souvenir Albuns

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    A Parisian in Brazil - The Travel Account of...

    Adèle Toussaint-Samson

    This virtually unknown, insightful account by a highly intelligent, observant and forthright Frenchwoman of her decade-long stay in Brazil during the 1850s provides a remarkable firsthand view of a slaveocrat society. In an effort to improve their...

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    The Comparative Histories of Slavery in...

    Bergad,Laird W.

    This book is an introductory history of racial slavery in the Americas. Brazil and Cuba were among the first colonial societies to establish slavery in the early sixteenth century. Approximately a century later British colonial Virginia was founded,...

  • A Brief History of Brazil

    Meade,Teresa A.

    Provides a comprehensive overview of the history of Brazil from ancient times to the present, placing Brazil's current political, economic, and cultural situation into historical perspective.

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  • A Concise History Of Brazil


    It's no mean feat to tell the unruly story of a country as large, diverse and divided as Brazil in one volume of narrative history. But Fausto succeeds admirably in presenting facts, figures, events and influences in an orderly, palatable fashion....

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    Sobral Pinto,"quot;The Conscience of...

    Dulles,John W. F.

    Praised by his admirers as 'one of those rare heroic figures out of Plutarch' and as 'an intrepid Don Quixote,' Brazilian lawyer Heráclito Fontoura Sobral Pinto (1893-1991) was the most consistently forceful opponent of dictator Getúlio Vargas....

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    Brazil at the Dawn of the Eighteenth Century

    André João Antonil

    Antonil’s great work, recognized as fundamental for understanding the colonial Brazilian economy, now available in its first English translation

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    Anarchists and Communists in Brazil,...

    Dulles,John W. F.

    In providing a detailed account of the leftist opposition and its bloody repression in Brazil during the Old Republic and the early years of the Vargas regime, John W. F. Dulles gives considerable attention to the labor movement, generally neglected...

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    Dom Pedro the Magnanimous, Second Emperor of...

    Mary Wilhelmine Williams

    First published in 1967

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    Judge and Jury in Imperial Brazil, 1808-1871

    Thomas Flory

    In nineteenth-century Brazil the power of the courts rivaled that of the central government, bringing to it during its first half century of independence a stability unique in Latin America. Thomas Flory analyzes the Brazilian lower-court system,...

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    Brazil, 1964-1985 - The Military Regimes of...

    Luna,Francisco Vidal; Klein,Herbert S.

    An insightful study of the political, economic, and social changes Brazil experienced during the twenty-year rule of its Cold War military regime. Cuba'apos;s revolution in 1959 fueled powerful anti-Communist fears in the United States. As a result,...

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    Disease, Resistance, and Lies - The Demise of...

    Graden, Dale T.

    In the early nineteenth century the major economic players of the Atlantic trade lanes -- the United States, Brazil, and Cuba -- witnessed explosive commercial growth. Commodities like cotton, coffee, and sugar contributed to the fantastic wealth of...

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    Afro-Paradise - Blackness, Violence, and...

    Christen A. Smith

    The paradoxes of an Edenic playground sustained by, and dependent on, black pain and suffering

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    Between Nostalgia and Apocalypse - Popular...

    Daniel B. Sharp

    Chronicles the entanglement of traditional and experimental music in northeast Brazil

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    Amsterdam'apos;s Atlantic - Print Culture and...

    Michiel van Groesen

    Amsterdam'apos;s Atlantic puts Dutch Brazil back on the front pages and argues that the way the Amsterdam media constructed Atlantic events was a key element in the transformation of public opinion in Europe.

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    Amazons, Wives, Nuns, and Witches - Women and...

    Carole A. Myscofski

    The Roman Catholic church played a dominant role in colonial Brazil, so that women's lives in the colony were shaped and constrained by the Church's ideals for pure women, as well as by parallel concepts in the Iberian honor code for women. Records...

  • Brazil: Five Centuries Of Change

    Skidmore,Thomas E.

    'Indispensable introductory survey of Brazilian history, 1500-1998. Pre-1930 history is treated as background. Second half is an outstanding narrative of politics and economic policy from 1930-present. Accessible to students and general readers....

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    A Right to Health - Medicine, Marginality,...

    Jessica Scott Jerome

    In 1988, a new health care system, the Sistema Único de Saúde (Unified Health Care System or SUS) was formally established in Brazil. The system was intended, among other goals, to provide universal access to health care services and to redefine...

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    The Cerrados of Brazil - Ecology and Natural...

    Marquis,Robert J.

    While the imperiled Brazilian rainforest has been the focus of considerable international media attention and conservation efforts, the massive grasslands of Brazil—known as the cerrados—which cover roughly a quarter of its land surface and are among...

  • Cenas Médicas - Uma Introdução À História da...


    ´Cenas Médicas´ revela-se uma obra extremamente original ao combinar, de forma inspirada, duas trajetórias, a da própria medicina, na luta contra o sofrimento, a doença, a morte, e o caminho seguido por um estudante de medicina na busca do...

  • Flags of the World

    Kleer,V. S.

    Flags of the World

  • Brazil

    Anderson,Robert N. (trn); Davila,Jerry (frw); Pinheiro,Paulo Sergio (edt); Sachs,Ignacy (edt); Wilheim,Jorge (edt)

    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,...

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  • Um Pouco da História de Limeira - A Little...

    Júnior,José Eduardo Heflinger

    Obra bilíngue com 200 ilustrações raras alusiva à história do município Berço da Imigração Europeia por Parceria.

  • Black Milk - Imagining Slavery In The Visual...


    “Black Milk” is the first in-depth analysis of the visual archives that effloresced around slavery in Brazil and North America in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. In its latter stages the book also explores the ways in which the museum...

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  • British Guiana Boundary, Arbitration With The...

    Britain, Great

    Excerpt from British Guiana Boundary, Arbitration With the United States of Brazil: Notes to the Counter-Case on Behalf of the Government of His Britannic Majesty Sampaio most distinctly implies that Lourenco Belforte in 1740 ascended the Branco; and...

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  • South America To-Day - A Study Of Conditions,...


    Excerpt from South America to-Day: A Study of Conditions, Social, Political and Commercial in Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil I have been asked for my impressions as a traveller, in South America. I had no sooner promised them than a' difficulty...

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  • Politics In Uniform - Military Officers And...


    Between 1964 and 1985, Brazil lived under the control of a repressive, anticommunist regime, where generals maintained all power. Respect for discipline and the absence of any and all political activity was demanded of lower-ranking officers, while...

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    Transforming Brazil - A History of National...

    Rafael R. Ioris

    In this book, Rafael R. Ioris critically revisits the postwar context in Brazil to reexamine traditional questions and notions pertaining to the nature of Latin America'apos;s political culture and institutions. It was in this period that the region...

  • Minerals & Precious Stones of Brazil

    Cornejo,Carlos; Bartoreli,Andrea

    This book describes Brazilian minerals, masterpieces of nature, which endowed our subsoil with incomparable wealth of variety and quality. The authors opted to place emphasis on the history of mineralogy in Brazil, closely linked with the history of...

  • Um Diário do Ano da Peste


    Um diário do Ano da Peste, livro que tem sido modelo, há quase trezentos anos, de um extraordinário rigor descritivo, é uma inquietante e informada reportagem sobre a epidemia de peste bubônica que dizimou 70.000 vidas em Londres, no ano de 1665.

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