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  • Band of Brothers - Companhia de Heróis

    Ambrose,Stephen E.
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    A Easy Company, 506º Regimento de Infantaria Pára-Quedista do Exército Norte-Americano, foi uma das melhores companhias de fuzileiros do mundo. 'Band of Brothers' é o relato sobre os homens dessa unidade que combateram, passaram fome, sofreram com o...

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    Roots of Brazil

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    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.
    (9569083)

    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

    Smith,Joseph
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    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.
    (9762023)

    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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    The Dismantling of Brazil'apos;s Old Republic

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    This book follows the progression of the political and cultural upheavals in early 20th century Brazil, with special focus on the rebelling young military officers and the modernist artists, highlighting their internal controversies and evolving...

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    The Seduction of Brazil - The Americanization...

    ANTONIO PEDRO TOTA
    (9574175)

    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...

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    A Concise History of Brazil

    Boris Fausto
    (9799112)

    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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    A Short History of Brazil - From Pre-Colonial...

    Kerr,Gordon
    (9668735)

    The recorded history of Brazil is brief when compared to most European countries, having been discovered by Portuguese sailor and explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral just over five hundred years ago. Since then, however, its history has been turbulent,...

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    Narrative of Services in the Liberation of...

    Thomas Cochrane Earl of Dundonald
    (3374645)

    BRAZILIAN AND PORTUGUESE FACTIONS DON PEDEO ORDERED TO QUIT BRAZIL APPOINTED «PERPETUAL PROTECTOR» PROCLAIMED EMPEROR OF BRAZIL EFFORTS TO OBTAIN FOREIGN OFFICERS AND SEAMEN THE NAVAL COMMAND OFFERED TO ME ACCEPTATION THEREOF ARRIVAL AT RIO DE...

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    Narrative of Services in the Liberation of...

    Thomas Cochrane Earl of Dundonald
    (3374641)

    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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    Agents of Orthodoxy - Honor, Status, and the...

    Wadsworth, James E.
    (9493184)

    The Portuguese Inquisition is often portrayed as a tyrannical institution that imposed itself on an impotent society. Drawing on extensive archival research, the book challenges this myth by arguing that the Inquisition was integral to colonial...

  • Railways of Brazil - In Postcards And...

    Gerodetti,Joao Emilio; Carnejo,Carlos
    (194409)

    Railways of Brazil - In Postcards And Souvenir Albuns

  • Historias Assombrosas / Stories Of Amazement

    Telma Guimarães
    (9214258)

    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...

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    Unrest in Brazil - Political-Military Crises...

    Dulles,John W. F.
    (9532700)

    ... 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...

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    The Voyages of Sir James Lancaster to Brazil...

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    New edition, with introduction and notes; for the previous edition, by Sir Clements Markham, see First Series 56 (1877). Contains three additional narratives and other documents and omits certain supplementary matter.This is a new print-on-demand...

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

    Adèle Toussaint-Samson
    (9789343)

    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.
    (2945714)

    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,...

  • British Guiana Boundary, Arbitration With The...

    Britain, Great
    (9936864)

    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 The Brazilian Case for the period preceding 1775 is based largely upon historical...

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    Brazil - The Troubled Rise of a Global Power

    Michael Reid
    (9698091)

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

    Dulles,John W. F.
    (9818559)

    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
    (4902278)

    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.
    (9799696)

    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...

  • A Brief History of Brazil

    Meade,Teresa A.
    (2868800)

    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

    Fausto, Boris
    (192068)

    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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    Dom Pedro the Magnanimous, Second Emperor of...

    Mary Wilhelmine Williams
    (9847604)

    First published in 1967

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    Judge and Jury in Imperial Brazil, 1808-1871

    Thomas Flory
    (9818589)

    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.
    (9844146)

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

    Christen A. Smith
    (9628957)

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

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

    Graden, Dale T.
    (9537241)

    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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    Between Nostalgia and Apocalypse - Popular...

    Daniel B. Sharp
    (9677316)

    Chronicles the entanglement of traditional and experimental music in northeast Brazil

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    The Cerrados of Brazil - Ecology and Natural...

    Marquis,Robert J.; Oliveira,Paulo S.
    (4965222)

    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...

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

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

    Jessica Scott Jerome
    (9620304)

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

    Carole A. Myscofski
    (9586635)

    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...

  • Flags of the World

    Kleer,V. S.
    (2536471)

    Flags of the World

  • Brazil: Five Centuries Of Change

    Skidmore,Thomas E.
    (2663695)

    '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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    Transforming Brazil - A History of National...

    Rafael R. Ioris
    (9833986)

    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...

  • Um Diário do Ano da Peste

    Defoe, Daniel
    (102341)

    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.

  • Minerals & Precious Stones of Brazil

    Cornejo,Carlos; Bartoreli,Andrea
    (3042168)

    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...

  • Casa Modernista - A History of the Brazil...

    Hess, Alan
    (3090379)

    A rediscovery of one of the most powerful schools of Modernism. On the one hand sensual and warm, on the other rational yet rhythmic, Brazilian Modernism is the soulful alternative to its European parent, better known for theoretical rigor and cold...

  • Cordão Mágico - Histórias de Mãe e Filhos

    Rosenberg,Lúcia
    (3066814)

    Os muitos acontecimentos na vida de seus filhos que você quis guardar em textos, mas a memória o traiu, e o tempo passou. A delicadeza afetiva de Lúcia e a maneira como essa memória nos é trazida, faz de Cordão Mágico tão singular e tão próximo de...

  • Futebol Nation - A Footballing History Of...

    Goldblatt,David
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    From the genius of Pelé to corruption and civil unrest, no nation has so closely aligned its national identity with playing and watching football as Brazil.Football is regarded as a thing of joy, its yellow shirts a delightful amalgam of sport and...

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

    Júnior,José Eduardo Heflinger
    (9282062)

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

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