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Brazil ; The land and the people

Rollie E. Poppino

Brazil ; The land and the people

by Rollie E. Poppino

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brésil -- Histoire

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllus. by Carybé and Poty
    The Physical Object
    Pagination385 p. ;
    Number of Pages385
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22211763M

    People Brazil has the largest population in South America and is the fifth most populous country in the world. The people are diverse in origin, and Brazil often boasts that the new "race" of Brazilians is a successful amalgam of African, European, and indigenous strains, a claim that is truer in the social than the political or economic realm. Black Women against the Land Grab makes a unique and overdue contribution to our understanding of social movements in Brazil. In a bold intervention from the tendency to ignore women’s participation in struggles for land rights and access to basic resources, Keisha-Khan Y. Perry paints women as the categorical leaders in resisting ‘development’ plans that amount to expelling poor, black.

    "An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States" by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is a good overview of U.S. history from the perspective of the Indigenous Peoples of North America. This is an important book. This is not a pleasant book to read. Dunbar-Ortiz demonstrates that the United States, since its founding, has been a colonial-settler empire/5. Individual indigenous tribes and settlements numbered around 2 when the Portuguese first discovered Brazil, as it came to be known. When these Europeans arrived in the 16th century, they found themselves amidst a people that practiced cannibalism, were involved in tribal warfare and would fight for the popular brazilwood tree for its valuable red dye.

    When the famous anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss arrived in Rio de Janeiro, he had one book in his pocket: Jean de Léry's History of a Voyage to the Land of Brazil. Léry had undertaken his fascinating and arduous voyage in , as a youthful member of the first Protestant mission to the New World. Janet Whatley presents the first complete English translation of one of the most vivid. The world’s fifth-largest country and the largest in South America, Brazil shares borders with almost every nation on that continent. Its total land area of over three million square miles.


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