Brazil: An Extraordinary Nation in Photographs

byRegis St. Louis

Paperback | August 1, 2016

Brazil: An Extraordinary Nation in Photographs by Regis St. Louis
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.Brazil is now the world's seventh largest economy by nominal GDP .Written by Regis St. Louis, travel writer and coordinating author of the Lonely Planet Guides to Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, and South America .Featuring 350 painstakingly curated images encompassing the landscape, culture, design and architecture, sport and people .In-depth text and extended captions accompany each themed chapter One of the most dynamic economic and cultural forces of the twenty-first century, Brazil is a remarkable country of diversity and character, with a forward-looking ethos that has ensured its status as a superpower. Combining the natural beauty of the rainforest, the remote territories of its indigenous peoples, the exhilarating mix of cultures to be found on the city streets and the country's fascinating history, Brazil explores - in six themed and exquisitely illustrated chapters - every facet of the background and contemporary culture of this remarkable nation. Contents: Introduction by Regis St. Louis; History and Early Development; People - A Nation of Diversity; The Cultural Beat of Brazil; The World's Natural Paradise; From Baroque Cathedrals to High Modernism; Natural Resources and the Rise of Modern Brazil; Timeline of Brazilian history; Credits; Index.
Title:Brazil: An Extraordinary Nation in PhotographsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.75 X 8.5 X 0.75 inPublished:August 1, 2016Publisher:Carlton BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1847960952

ISBN - 13:9781847960955

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