The Brazil Reader: History, Culture, Politics

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Robert M. Levine, John J. Crocitti
Latin America Bureau, 1999 - Brazil - 527 pages
"What gives "The Brazil Reader" its special cachet is freshness, sensitivity, and empathy in its diversity of perspectives on twentieth-century Brazil, from the top down, from the bottom up, and from somewhere in the middle."--Stanley J. Stein, Princeton University

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User Review  - deldevries - LibraryThing

An impressive academic selection of short readings. However, not easy to obtain an overview of Brazil through this means ... needs a roadmap and knowledge of the history to put these into context. Read full review

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User Review  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

Gritty stories of imperialism, slavery, and trade. Tragically, this book seems to chronicle a long history of the exploited and the exploiters. Settlers took as much as they could and used the Church as an excuse to "civilize" and steal from the native population. Read full review

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