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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 21 related to Bitita's diary: the childhood memoirs of Carolina María de Jesús.    

Vale of Tears: Revisiting the Canudos Massacre in Northeastern Brazil, 1893-1897

Robert M. Levine - History - 1992 - 365 pages
The massacre of Canudos In 1897 is a pivotal episode in Brazilian social history. Looking at the event through the eyes of the inhabitants, Levine challenges traditional ...
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The Brazil Reader: History, Culture, Politics

Robert M. Levine, John J. Crocitti - History - 1999 - 527 pages
"Indispensable introduction to Brazil for students and general readers includes short scholarly articles, interviews, documents, photographs, and many autobiographical pieces ...
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The Brazilian Photographs of Genevieve Naylor, 1940-1942

Robert M. Levine, Genevieve Naylor - Photography - 1998 - 155 pages
In the early 1940s as the conflict between the Axis and the Allies spread worldwide, the U.S. State Department turned its attention to Axis influence in Latin America. As head ...
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Cuban Miami

Robert M. Levine, Moisés Asís - History - 2000 - 148 pages
For two centuries, Cuban exiles have found their way to the United States, especially to Florida. But since Castro's victory in 1959, Miami has seen almost one million Cubans ...
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The History of Brazil

Robert M. Levine - History - 1999 - 208 pages
"Relatively bland historical introduction for general readers emphasizes economic development, social inequality, and apparent inability of reforms to address inequality ...
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Brazilian Legacies

Robert M. Levine - History - 1997 - 209 pages
"Engaging, highly personal introduction to contemporary Brazilian society by a leading US historian adopts a bottom-up perspective, emphasizing frustrations of popular ...
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Father of the Poor?: Vargas and His Era

Robert M. Levine - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 193 pages
"Biographical essay on Getâulio Vargas, dictator and elected president 1930-45 and 1951-54, focuses on inconsistencies in his claim to be a social reformer. Includes a creative ...
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