A History of Brazil

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Columbia University Press, 1993 - History - 544 pages

Here is a new edition of the book generally acclaimed as the best single-volume history of Brazil. It has been thoroughly revised and updated to include expanded treatment of intellectual, social, and popular history, and to provide increased coverage of labor, blacks, women, and the military in Brazilian history.

Complete in breadth and chronological span, A History of Brazil is a panoramic interpretation of the Brazilian past from discovery to the present that treats the economic, social, cultural, and political evolution of Latin America's largest nation.

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When this volume debuted in 1971, LJ 's reviewer correctly predicted it was "destined to become a standard item for all reading lists on Brazil'' ( LJ 1/15/71). This third edition includes new ... Read full review

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E. Bradford Burns was professor of history at UCLA.

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