Envisioning Brazil: A Guide to Brazilian Studies in the United States

Hardcover | October 31, 2005

EditorMarshall C. Eakin, Paulo Roberto De Almeida

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    Envisioning Brazil is a comprehensive and sweeping assessment of Brazilian studies in the United States. Focusing on synthesis and interpretation and assessing trends and perspectives, this reference work provides an overview of the writings on Brazil by United States scholars since 1945.
    "The Development of Brazilian Studies in the United States," provides an overview of Brazilian Studies in North American universities. "Perspectives from the Disciplines" surveys the various academic disciplines that cultivate Brazilian studies: Portuguese language studies, Brazilian literature, art, music, history, anthropology, Amazonian ethnology, economics, politics, and sociology. "Counterpoints: Brazilian Studies in Britain and France" places the contributions of U.S. scholars in an international perspective. "Bibliographic and Reference Sources" offers a chronology of key publications, an essay on the impact of the digital age on Brazilian sources, and a selective bibliography.

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    Envisioning Brazil is a comprehensive and sweeping assessment of Brazilian studies in the United States. Focusing on synthesis and interpretation and assessing trends and perspectives, this reference work provides an overview of the writings on Brazil by United States scholars since 1945.    "The Development of Brazilian Studies in...

    Marshall C. Eakin, professor of History at Vanderbilt University and the executive director of the Brazilian Studies Association, is the author and editor of several books, including: Tropical Capitalism: The Industrialization of Belo Horizonte and Brazil: The Once and Future Country.    Paulo Roberto de Almeida, a Brazilian diplom...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:532 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.4 inPublished:October 31, 2005Publisher:University Of Wisconsin PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0299207706

ISBN - 13:9780299207700

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