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  • Travesti

    Travesti
    av Don Kulick

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226461007

    This narrative follows the lives of a group of transgendered prostitutes ("travestis" in Portuguese) in the Brazilian city Salvador. Travestis are males who, at an age as young as ten, adopt female names, clothing styles, hairstyles and linguistic p…

  • Lonely Planet Rio de Janeiro

    Lonely Planet Rio de Janeiro
    av Lonely Planet

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786574749

    Samba the night away in Lapa, people-watch and sip sunset cocktails on Ipanema Beach, and get up close to Christ the Redeemer and marvel at the panoramic view - all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Rio de Janeiro and begin you…

  • Late Victorian Holocausts

    Late Victorian Holocausts
    av Mike Davis

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784786625

    Examining a series of El Nino-induced droughts and the famines that they spawned around the globe in the last third of the 19th century, Mike Davis discloses the intimate, baleful relationship between imperial arrogance and natural incident that com…

  • Amazon Adventure

    Amazon Adventure
    av Willard Price

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099482260

    'No one has ever come out alive'Hal and Roger Hunt crash-land into the middle of a pioneering expedition to the unmapped regions of the greatest jungle on earth: the Amazon. And when their mission to explore the uncharted territory of the Pastaza Ri…

  • Reptiles and Amphibians of the Amazon

    Reptiles and Amphibians of the Amazon

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813026237

    This handbook offers an illustrated guide to over 250 of the snakes, lizards, turtles, frogs and salamanders common to the Amazonian regions of Peru, Brazil, Bolivia and Colombia. From brightly coloured frogs so small that they fit on a thumbnail to…

  • Reading With Clarice Lispector

    Reading With Clarice Lispector
    av Helene Cixous

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816618293

    The texts that comprise this volume were selected from Helene Cixous's seminars on the work of Clarice Lispector. They reflect Cixous's own meditations on problems of reading and writing, and on related themes such as exchange and the gift, love and…

  • Securing Democracy

    Securing Democracy
    av Glenn Greenwald

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642594508

    In 2019, award-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald writes in this gripping new book, "a series of events commenced that once again placed me at the heart of a sustained and explosive journalistic controversy."New reporting by Greenwald and his team o…

  • Exploration Fawcett

    Exploration Fawcett
    av Col. Percy Fawcett

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780753827901

    The life of Colonel Fawcett is now the subject of the major motion picture The Lost City of Z. The disappearance of Colonel Fawcett in the Matto Grosso remains one of the great unsolved mysteries. In 1925, Fawcett was convinced that he had discovere…

  • Maverick

    Maverick
    av Ricardo Semler

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780712678865

    Semco is one of Latin America's fastest-growing companies, acknowledged to be the best in Brazil to work for, and with a waiting list of thousands of applicants waiting to join it. Here, the author shares his secrets, and tells how he tore up the ru…

  • Barren Lives

    Barren Lives
    av Graciliano Ramos

    Häftad - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292701335

    A peasant family, driven by the drought, walks to exhaustion through an arid land. As they shelter at a deserted ranch, the drought is broken and they linger, tending cattle for the absentee ranch owner, until the onset of another drought forces the…

  • Sebastiao Salgado. Gold

    Sebastiao Salgado. Gold
    av Sebastiao Salgado

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836575089

    "What is it about a dull yellow metal that drives men to abandon their homes, sell their belongings and cross a continent in order to risk life, limbs and sanity for a dream?" - Sebastiao SalgadoWhen Sebastiao Salgado was finally authorized to visit…

  • Race and the Brazilian Body

    Race and the Brazilian Body
    av Jennifer Roth-Gordon

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520293809

    Based on spontaneous conversations of shantytown youth hanging out on the streets of their neighborhoods and interviews from the comfortable living rooms of the middle class, Jennifer Roth-Gordon shows how racial ideas permeate the daily lives of Ri…

  • Rainforest Medicine

    Rainforest Medicine
    av Jonathon Miller Weisberger

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781583946084

    Chronicling the practices, legends, and wisdom of the vanishing traditions of the upper Amazon, this book reveals the area’s indigenous peoples’ approach to living in harmony with the natural world. Rainforest Medicine features in-depth…

  • A Future History of Water

    A Future History of Water
    av Andrea Ballestero

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478003892

    Based on fieldwork among state officials, NGOs, politicians, and activists in Costa Rica and Brazil, A Future History of Water traces the unspectacular work necessary to make water access a human right and a human right something different from a co…

  • The Amazon

    The Amazon
    av Mark J. Plotkin

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190668280

    The Amazon is a land of superlatives. The complex ecosystem covers an area about the size of the continental U.S. The Amazon River discharges 57 million gallons of water per second-in two hours, this would be enough to supply all of New York City's…

  • DK Eyewitness Top 10 Rio de Janeiro

    DK Eyewitness Top 10 Rio de Janeiro
    av DK Eyewitness

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241311486

    An unbeatable, pocket-sized guide to Rio de Janeiro, packed with insider tips and ideas, colour maps, top 10 lists, and a laminated pull-out map - all designed to help you see the very best of Rio de Janeiro. Take a Rio walking tour, marvel at the s…

  • A death in Brazil

    A death in Brazil
    av Peter Robb

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747573166

    Delving into Brazil's baroque past, Peter Robb writes about its history of slavery and the richly multicultural but disturbed society that was left in its wake when the practice was abolished in the late nineteenth century. Even today, Brazil is a n…

  • A Field Guide to the Birds of Brazil

    A Field Guide to the Birds of Brazil
    av Ber van Perlo

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195301557

    Brazil's bird diversity is one of the richest in the world. And yet there has never been a comprehensive field guide to this splendid and elusive avifauna. Until now. The carefully vetted text and images are the first to cover the full range of bird…

  • Journey to the River Sea

    Journey to the River Sea

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529059359

    Winner of the Smarties Gold Medal. Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Award. A joyous Amazon adventure set in the lush nature of Brazil, Eva Ibbotson's Journey to the River Sea is a modern classic loved by adults and children alike…

  • Before Brasilia

    Before Brasilia

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826363329

    2017 Choice Outstanding Academic Title Before Brasilia offers an in-depth exploration of life in the captaincy of GoiAs during the late colonial and early national period of Brazilian history. Karasch effectively counters the "decadence" narrative t…

  • The Third Bank of the River

    The Third Bank of the River
    av Chris Feliciano Arnold

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250098931

    Following doctors and detectives, environmental activists and indigenous tribes, Chris Feliciano Arnold's The Third Bank of the River traces the history of the Amazon from the arrival of the first Spanish flotilla to the drones that are now mapping…

  • Unrest in Brazil

    Unrest in Brazil
    av John W. F. Dulles

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292740778

    ... I offer my life in a holocaust ... This people whose slave I was will no longer be slave to anyone. My sacrifice will remain forever in their souls and my blood will be the price of their ransom.President Getulio Vargas' testament-written shortl…

  • Brazil & India

    Brazil & India

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628081015

    This book outlines the import and export guidelines for food and agriculture in Brazil and India. Brazil's domestic market has proven to be less vulnerable to external crisis, despite a worsening of the global economic outlook. Stable economic growt…

  • Political (In)Justice

    Political (In)Justice
    av Anthony Pereira

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822958857

    Why do attempts by authoritarian regimes to legalize their political repression differ so dramatically? Why do some dispense with the law altogether, while others scrupulously modify constitutions, pass new laws, and organize political trials? Polit…

  • The Brazilian Economy

    The Brazilian Economy
    av Werner Baer

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781588268426

    In this thorough description and analysis of Latin America's largest economy, Werner Baer traces the trajectory of Brazil's economic development and performance from the colonial period through the early years (2011-2012) of the administration of Di…

  • Manifold Destiny

    Manifold Destiny
    av John Tofik Karam

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826501332

    At the border where Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina meet under the scrutiny of the U.S. and Mercosur (the large South American trade bloc), Arabs have long been agents of what author John Tofik Karam calls a 'manifold destiny.' In this, Karam casts…

  • Manifold Destiny

    Manifold Destiny
    av John Tofik Karam

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826501325

    At the border where Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina meet under the scrutiny of the U.S. and Mercosur (the large South American trade bloc), Arabs have long been agents of what author John Tofik Karam calls a 'manifold destiny.' In this, Karam casts…

  • Abstract Crossings

    Abstract Crossings
    av Maria Amalia Garcia

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520302198

    Toward the middle of the 1950s, abstract art became a dominant trend in the Latin American cultural scene. Many artists incorporated elements of abstraction into their rigorous artistic vocabularies, while at the same time, the representation of geo…

  • Crossing Boundaries for Collaboration

    Crossing Boundaries for Collaboration
    av Stephen G. Perz

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498535663

    Many societal challenges defy simple solutions within the grasp of one academic discipline, a single type of organization, or a country acting alone. Such "wicked problems" require collaboration that crosses social, political, or geographic boundari…

  • Jesus Loves Japan

    Jesus Loves Japan
    av Suma Ikeuchi

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503609341

    After the introduction of the "long-term resident" visa, the mass-migration of Nikkeis (Japanese Brazilians) has led to roughly 190,000 Brazilian nationals living in Japan. While the ancestry-based visa confers Nikkeis' right to settlement virtually…

  • Fetishes and Monuments

    Fetishes and Monuments
    av Roger Sansi

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845457112

    One hundred years ago in Brazil the rituals of Candomble were feared as sorcery and persecuted as crime. Its cult objects were fearsome fetishes. Nowadays, they are Afro-Brazilian cultural works of art, objects of museum display and public monument…

  • A Brief History of Brazil

    A Brief History of Brazil
    av Teresa A Meade

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816077885

    The Brief History series introduces readers to the dramatic events, notable people, and special customs and traditions that have shaped many of the world's countries. Each engaging volume covers a specific country and offers a concise history of the…

  • Democracy and Brazil

    Democracy and Brazil

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367897680

    Democracy and Brazil: Collapse and Regression discusses the de-democratization process underway in contemporary Brazil.The relative political stability that characterized domestic politics in the 2000s ended with the sudden emergence of a series of…

  • Radical Territories in the Brazilian Amazon

    Radical Territories in the Brazilian Amazon
    av Laura Zanotti

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816533541

    Indigenous groups are facing unprecedented global challenges in this time of unparalleled environmental and geopolitical change, a time that has intensified human rights concerns and called for political and economic restructuring. Within this lands…

  • Brazil

    Brazil
    av Michael Palin

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780220864

    Michael Palin, the No.1 bestselling author, explores an exotic country that is now a global superpower.

  • Amazon

    Amazon
    av Bruce Parry

    Storpocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141037127

    Bruce Parry endeared himself to the nation with his courage and good humour in testing circumstances when living with indigenous peoples in Tribe. Now he undertakes another epic journey, tracing the 6,000km route of the Amazon river from source to o…

  • Memory's Turn

    Memory's Turn
    av Rebecca J. Atencio

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299297244

    After twenty-one years of military dictatorship, Brazil returned to democratic rule in 1985. Yet over the following two decades, the country largely ignored human rights crimes committed by state security agents, crimes that included the torture, mu…

  • Preserving Whose City?

    Preserving Whose City?
    av Brian J. Godfrey

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781538136621

    With Brazil's largest concentration of historic landmarks and famous landscapes, Rio de Janeiro's passionate heritage debates have helped to define both the city and the country. Taking a critical preservationist stance, Brian Godfrey explores how h…

  • Preserving Whose City?

    Preserving Whose City?
    av Brian J. Godfrey

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781538136546

    With Brazil's largest concentration of historic landmarks and famous landscapes, Rio de Janeiro's passionate heritage debates have helped to define both the city and the country. Taking a critical preservationist stance, Brian Godfrey explores how h…

  • B. J. Harrison Reads The Most Dangerous Game Provlyssna!

    B. J. Harrison Reads The Most Dangerous Game
    av Richard Connell

    Nedladdningsbar MP3 - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788726575316

    Sanger Rainsford and Whitney are two friends, who are on their way for a jaguar hunt in the Amazonian rainforest. The two men discuss how the world consists of predators and prey, and that they are from the first type. While debating, the two men he…

  • Branding Brazil

    Branding Brazil
    av Leslie L. Marsh

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781978819290

  • Brazilian Foreign Policy after the Cold War

    Brazilian Foreign Policy after the Cold War
    av Sean W. Burges

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813033334

    Since 1992 - the end of the Cold War - Brazil has been slowly and quietly carving a niche for itself in the international community: that of a regional leader in Latin America. How and why is the subject of Sean Burges' investigations. Under Preside…

  • Brazilian Foreign Policy after the Cold War

    Brazilian Foreign Policy after the Cold War
    av Sean W. Burges

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813037295

    "Focuses competently on Brazilian foreign policy between 1992 and 2002, particularly on Brazilians' aspirations for leadership in South America. . . . Recommended."--Choice"Drawing on extensive interviews with Brazilian diplomats, the Canadian schol…

  • Lawfare

    Lawfare
    av Cristiano Zanin Martins

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367745141

    This book examines one of the most emblematic cases of lawfare today: the criminal prosecution of former Brazilian President Lula. The authors argue that lawfare is not just a slogan or a game at the service of any one political ideology. Rather, it…

  • Engineers and Communities

    Engineers and Communities
    av Earthea Nance

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739126813

    Access to water and sanitation service in industrialized countries is nearly taken for granted, but in many developing countries less than half of the population has access to such services. Decades of effort on a global scale have been invested to…

  • Ronaldo

    Ronaldo
    av Wensley Clarkson

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857825954

    Born in one of the poorest neighbourhoods in Rio de Janeiro, to an impoverished mother and an alcoholic father, Ronaldo Luiz De Lima overcame his humble beginnings to become one of the greatest footballers the world has ever known. Here, Clarkson un…

  • Sao Paulo

    Sao Paulo
    av David William Foster

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813036656

    "Serves as a kind of cultural-historical road map to Sao Paulo (including alternative routes and detours), one that will be a necessary resource for any subsequent cultural studies of Sao Paulo and Latin American urbanization."--Justin Read, author…

  • The Admirable Adventures and Strange Fortunes of Master Anthony Knivet

    The Admirable Adventures and Strange Fortunes of Master Anthony Knivet
    av Anthony Knivet

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107463004

    This is the first critical edition of the original 1625 travel account by Anthony Knivet, an Englishman who spent nine years in Brazil in the last decade of the sixteenth century. His is the oldest extensive account of Brazil written by an Englishma…

  • Brasiliens historia

    Brasiliens historia
    av Dag Retsö, Dag Retsö

    e-bok - 2013 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187263514

    »En utmärkt exposé över Brasiliens historia« Bibliotekstjänst Brasilien är ett kontrasternas land där skyskrapor och träskjul, uteliggare och miljonärer, orörda djungler och pulserande storstäder existerar sida vid sida. Det är världens åttonde stör…

  • Lonely Planet Pocket Rio de Janeiro

    Lonely Planet Pocket Rio de Janeiro
    av Lonely Planet

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788684699

    Swim and surf the waves while watching the parade on Ipanema Beach, take the cog train up Corcovado for stunning views and find the perfect beat at a samba club in Lapa - all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Rio de Janeiro and…

  • Sao Paulo in the Twenty-First Century

    Sao Paulo in the Twenty-First Century

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367596569

    This book analyzes in detail the main social, economic and special transformation of the city of Sao Paulo. In the last 30 years, Sao Paulo has become a more heterogeneous and less unequal city. Contrary to some expectations, the recent economic tra…

  • Infinite Span: 90 Years of Brazilian Architecture

    Infinite Span: 90 Years of Brazilian Architecture

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783037785898

    In architecture, a span is something to be conquered, a challenge to overcome. For an instance by reducing the number of supports, expanding floor slabs horizontally, tearing into the open air, and shedding more light on the ground floor. But span,…

  • The Living Ancestors

    The Living Ancestors
    av Zeljko Jokic

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789207583

    This phenomenologically oriented ethnography focuses on experiential aspects of Yanomami shamanism, including shamanistic activities in the context of cultural change. The author interweaves ethnographic material with theoretical components of a ho…