Brazil : the once and future country /

"Lucid introduction to Brazil by leading US historian covers history, regional differences, social relations and popular culture, political history and contemporary political institutions through 1992, and economic development. Theme of frustrated potential reflects Brazilian mood of economic a...

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Main Author: Eakin, Marshall C. 1952-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : St. Martin's Press, 1997.
Edition:1st ed.
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
520 1 |a "Lucid introduction to Brazil by leading US historian covers history, regional differences, social relations and popular culture, political history and contemporary political institutions through 1992, and economic development. Theme of frustrated potential reflects Brazilian mood of economic and political crisis ca. 1985-93. More helpful explanation of economic and political institutions than Levine's Brazilian legacies (see item #bi 00006099#), but less detail on the popular culture that may intrigue visitors"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.  |u http://www.loc.gov/hlas/ 
505 0 |a Map of Brazil -- Introduction: The Country of the Future? -- 1. The Presence of the Past -- 2. The Brazilian Archipelago -- 3. Lusotropical Civilization -- 4. Power and Patronage -- 5. A Flawed Industrial Revolution -- Conclusion: Once and Future -- App. A. A Statistical Profile of Brazil's Regions -- App. B. Population of Brazil -- App. C. Population of Major Brazilian Cities, 1991 -- App. D. Income Distribution in Brazil. 
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