A Concise History of Brazil (BOK)

Boris Fausto

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A Concise History of Brazil covers almost 500 years of Brazilian history, from the arrival of the Portuguese in the New World to the political events that defined the recent transition from an authoritarian to a democratic political regime. Brazilian territorial unity and national identity were forged throughout the nineteenth century, after the proclamation of independence in 1822, resulting in a nation with one common language and wide ethnic and racial variety. Remarkable in this respect, the country nevertheless faces problems of social and ethnic disparity as well as of preservation and adequate use of its natural resources. This book emphasizes topics that have deeply influenced the historical formation of Brazil and affected its existence to the present day, such as the destruction of Indian civilizations, slavery and massive immigration throughout the last decades of the nineteenth century and the first decades of the twentieth century.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1999 Forfatter Boris Fausto
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780521565264
Antall sider 380 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,8cm x 2,1cm
Vekt 480 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form History of the Americas

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