Brazil on the Rise The Story of a Country Transformed

ISBN-10: 0230120733
ISBN-13: 9780230120730
Edition: 2012
Authors: Larry Rohter
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 2/28/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Larry Rohter served as a correspondent in Rio de Janeiro for fourteen years forNewsweekand later asThe New York Timesbureau chief. He is widely considered a top expert on Brazil. Currently he is a culture reporter forThe New York Timesand a commentator for Brazilian media. He lives in Hoboken, NJ.

Introduction
A History of Booms and Busts
Sin and Salvation South of the Equator
The Myth of a Racial Paradise
The Tropical Lifestyle
Creativity, Culture, and "Cannibalism"
Industrial Giant, Agricultural Superpower
Energy to Burn: Petroleum, Ethanol, and Hydropower
The Amazon: Nationalism and Paranoia in the Jungle
Becoming a "Serious Country"
Politics After Lula and FHC
Postscript
Acknowledgments
Bibliography
Index

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