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Brazilian culture

Fernando de Azevedo

Brazilian culture

an introduction to the study of culture in Brazil.

by Fernando de Azevedo

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Published by Hafner Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Brazil,
  • Brazil.
    • Subjects:
    • Education -- Brazil,
    • Brazil -- Civilization,
    • Brazil -- Intellectual life

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTranslated by William Rex Crawford.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF2510 .A933 1950a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxix, 562 p.
      Number of Pages562
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4916803M
      LC Control Number76151829

      Brazil in the Twentieth Century The creation of rubber plantations in Southeast Asia brought the wild-rubber boom to a halt and hurt the economy of the Amazon region after Brazil sided with the Allies in World War I, declaring war in Oct., , and shared in the peace settlement, but later () it withdrew from the League of Nations.   Brazil is the eighth-largest economy in the world, but is recovering from a recession in and that ranks as the worst in the country’s history. In , Brazil`s GDP grew 1%, inflation fell to historic lows of %, and the Central Bank lowered benchmark interest rates from .

      Brazilian literature is the literature written in the Portuguese language by Brazilians or in Brazil, including works written prior to the country's independence in Throughout its early years, literature from Brazil followed the literary trends of Portugal, whereas gradually shifting to a different and authentic writing style in the course of the 19th and 20th centuries, in the search for. 7 hours ago  Examples like the Guajajara “women warriors” in the Brazilian Amazon show how greater inclusion of women can benefit conservation goals. NEW YORK — On an early December morning last year in the state of Maranhão, Brazil, half a dozen members of the Indigenous Guajajara people packed their bags with food, maps and drone equipment to get.

      Occupying half of South America and much of the Amazon River basin, Brazil is bordered by every country on the continent except for Ecuador and by the Atlantic Ocean on the northeast and southeast, Brazil forms a rough triangle about 2, miles (4, kilometers) from east to west and 2, miles (4, kilometers) from north to south. It is the fifth largest country in area.   The new alliance taking shape between conservationists and indigenous peoples is comparable with the new forms of collaboration that have arisen among traditional people in the Brazilian Amazon.


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