qIndispensable introduction to Brazil for students and general readers includes short scholarly articles, interviews, documents, photographs, and many autobiographical pieces. Begins with precontact indigenous peoples, but about half deals with Brazil since 1945. Topics include indigenous peoples, slavery, Vargas and labor, political protest, women, race relations, marginal groups, and popular culture. Overarching themes are mobility and repressionq--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.I. National Madness JANET LEVER In the mid-1980s, sociologist Janet Lever published a notable study of Brazilian soccer, Soccer Madness. This essay brings her analysis up to date, examining the great changes that have occurred insideanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Brazil Reader|
|Author||:||Robert M. Levine, John J. Crocitti|
|Publisher||:||Duke University Press - 1999-01|