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Uniform Title Brasil. English
Title Brazil : a century of change / edited by Ignacy Sachs, Jorge Wilheim, and Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro ; translated by Robert N. Anderson ; foreword by Jerry Dávila
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 364 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução. Brasiliana collection
Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução. Brasiliana collection.
Contents A cartographic and statistical portrait of twentieth-century Brazil / Hervé Thery -- Traces of the big house and the slave quarters: social transformation in rural Brazil during the twentieth century / Afrânio Garcia, Moacir Palmeira -- Economic evolution and the international connection / Paulo Singer -- Brazil and the world / Celso Lafer -- Culture and society / Renato Ortiz -- From the patrimonial state to the managerial state / Luiz Carlos Bresser Pereira -- Political transition and the (un)rule of law in the republic / Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro -- Federalism and national identity / Aspásia Camargo -- Amazonia: past progress and future prospects / José Seixas Lourenço -- The northeast: five hundred years of discoveries / Cristovam Buarque -- When the future arrives / Celso Furtado -- The challenges of the globalized economy / Gilberto Dupas -- Metropolises and the far west in the twenty-first century / Jorge Wilheim -- Quo Vadis, Brazil? / Ignacy Sachs
Summary Brazil, the largest of the Latin American nations, is fast becoming a potent international economic player as well as a regional power. This English translation of an acclaimed Brazilian anthology provides critical overviews of Brazilian life, history, and culture and insight into Brazil's development over the past century. The distinguished essayists, most of whom are Brazilian, provide expert perspectives on the social, economic, and cultural challenges that face Brazil as it seeks future directions in the age of globalization. All of the contributors connect past, present, and future Brazil
Notes Translated from the Portuguese
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Twenty-first century -- Forecasts.
Brazil -- Civilization -- 20th century.
Brazil -- Forecasting.
Genre/Form Forecasts.
Form Electronic book
Author Dávila, Jerry, 1970- writer of supplementary textual content
Pinheiro, Paulo Sérgio de M. S. (Paulo Sérgio de Moraes Sarmento), editor
Sachs, Ignacy, editor
Wilheim, Jorge, 1928- editor
ISBN 0807894117 (electronic bk.)
1469605910 (electronic bk.)
9780807894118 (electronic bk.)
9781469605913 (electronic bk.)
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