Brazil on the Rise

Brazil on the Rise

The Story of A Country Transformed

Book - 2012
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In this hugely praised narrative, New York Times reporter Larry Rohter takes the reader on a lively trip through Brazil's history, culture, and booming economy. Going beyond the popular stereotypes of samba, supermodels, and soccer, he shows us a stunning and varied landscape--from breathtaking tropical beaches to the lush and dangerous Amazon rainforest--and how a complex and vibrant people defy definition. He charts Brazil's amazing jump from a debtor nation to one of the world's fastest growing economies, unravels the myth of Brazil's sexually charged culture, and portrays in vivid color the underbelly of impoverished favelas. With Brazil leading the charge of the Latin American decade, this critically acclaimed history is the authoritative guide to understanding its meteoric rise.
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2012
Edition: 1st Palgrave Macmillan pbk. ed
ISBN: 9780230120730
Branch Call Number: 981 ROH
Characteristics: 292 p. : map ; 24 cm

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