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Author Burns, E. Bradford, author.

Title A history of Brazil / E. Bradford Burns.

Published New York : Columbia University Press, [1993]


Location Call No. Status
Edition Third edition.
Physical description 1 online resource (xii, 544 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 505-514) and index.
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Interactions: New Challenges and Continuities -- 2. The Colonial Experience -- 3. Nation Building -- 4. Modernization and Continuity -- 5. Change and Continuity -- 6. The New Brazil -- 7. The Challenge of Change -- 8. Reform, Radicalization, and Reaction -- 9. The Past as Present -- Appendix 1: Chiefs of State of Brazil -- Appendix 2: A Chronology of Significant Dates in Brazilian History -- A Glossary of Portuguese Words Used in the Text -- The Novel as History: A Bibliographic Essay -- Index.
Summary Complete in breadth and chronological span, A History of Brazil is a panoramic interpretation of the Brazilian past from discovery to the present that treats the economic, social, cultural, and political evolution of Latin America's largest nation.
Language notes In English.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Brazil -- History.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780231531283 (electronic bk.)
0231531281 (electronic bk.)
Standard Number 10.7312/burn07954