Brazil Reader History, Culture, Politics

ISBN-10: 0822322900

ISBN-13: 9780822322900

Edition: 1999

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 6/24/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Amelia Simpson teaches in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Florida. She recently edited and translated New Tales of Mystery and Crime form Latin America (1992).

A Note on Style
Origins, Conquest, and Colonial Rule
The Origin of Fire
Noble Savages
A Description of the Tupinamba
The First Wave
Letter to Governor Tome de Sousa
From the River of Jenero
The Sins of Maranhao
Minas Uprising of 1720
Smuggling in the Diamond District
Decree Elevating Brazil to a Kingdom
Imperial and Republican Brazil
Declaration of Brazilian Independence, 1822
The Baron of Parnaiba
Uprising in Maranhao, 1839-1840
A Paraiba Plantation, 1850-1860
The Paraguayan War Victory Parade
A Vanishing Way of Life
A Mirror of Progress
Drought and the Image of the Northeast
Dom Pedro the Magnanimous
Solemn Inaugural Session of December 24, 1900
Intellectuals at Play
City of Mist
The Civilist Campaign
Gaucho Leaders, 1923
Factory Rules, 1924
Slavery and Its Aftermath
The War against Palmares
Slave Life at Morro Velho Mine
Scenes from the Slave Trade
Cruelty to Slaves
Slavery and Society
Abolition Decree, 1888
Laws Regulating Beggars in Minas Gerais, 1900
The Vargas Era
The Social Question
Manifesto, May 1930
Heroes of the Revolution
The "Gold for Sao Paulo" Building, 1932
Where They Talk about Rosa Luxemburg
Two Versions of Factory Life
Seized Correspondence from Communists, 1935-1945 / Dossier 20, Police Archives
The Paulista Synagogue
Why the Estado Novo?
New Year's Address, 1938
Rural Life
A New Survey of Brazilian Life
General George C. Marshall's Mission to Brazil
Comments on the Estado Novo
Educational Reform after Twenty Years
Ordinary People: Five Lives Affected by Vargas-Era Reforms
Vargas's Suicide Letter, 1954
Seeking Democracy and Equity
Rehearsal for the Coup
The Military Regime
Excerpts from the 1967 Brazilian Constitution
Tropicalism and Brazilian Popular Music under Military Rule
Literature under the Dictatorship
Pele Speaks
The Maximum Norm of the Exercise of Liberty
Families of Fishermen Confront the Sharks
The Reality of the Brazilian Countryside
The "Greatest Administrative Scandal"
Life on an Occupied Ship
A Letter from Brazil
Inaugural Address
Fernando Henrique Cardoso: Theory and Practice
Is Brazil Hopelessly Corrupt?
Women's Lives
Aunt Zeze's Tears
Tarsila and the 1920s
The Integral Woman
The Children Always Had Milk
Women of the Forest
My Life
A Healer's Story
Sonia, a Middle-Class Woman
Family Life in Recife
Xuxa and the Televisual Imaginary
Dreams of Uneducated Women
Race and Ethnic Relations
A Letter from Brazil, 1918
Growing Up Black in Minas Gerais
Exotic Peoples
Brazil: Study in Black, Brown, and Beige
Immigrant Ethnicity in Brazil
The Myth of Racial Democracy
The National Day against Racism
The Church Tries to Combat Prejudice
What Color Are You?
Mixed Blood
The Animal Game
How Brazil Works
Iansa Is Not Santa Barbara
Upward Mobility Is Possible
Crab and Yoghurt
Voices from the Pavement
Pixote's Fate
A Letter to President Cardoso
The History of the Huni Kui People
Urban Indians
Mayor Orders Billboard Shacks Destroyed
Cultural Imperialism at Its Most Fashionable
The Gay and Lesbian Movement in Brazil
Liberation Theology's Rise and Fall
Bananas Is My Business
The Invention of Tradition on Brazilian Radio
Bahia Music Story
O Axe de Zumbi
At Carnival
Two Poets Sing the New World
Two Essays on Sports
Suggestions for Further Reading
Acknowledgment of Copyrights
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