By John J. Crocitti,Monique Vallance

The two-volume Brazil this present day: An Encyclopedia of lifestyles within the Republic is an introductory paintings meant for these looking for simple information regarding Brazilian associations, companies, social concerns, and tradition. while, it's a paintings that displays the nation's geographic, demographic, fiscal, and cultural diversity.

The wide-reaching encyclopedia deals an access for every Brazilian kingdom with information regarding the land, weather, economic system, and tradition. It additionally bargains huge assurance of the country's political events and leaders, its governmental and non-governmental corporations, and the environmental concerns and social difficulties that form Brazilian politics this present day. moreover, the paintings can pay substantial cognizance to the economic system and enterprise via entries on undefined, agriculture, trade, banking, and fiscal guidelines. eventually, there are entries that light up a number of elements of Brazil's tradition, together with the nation's social routine, faith, schooling, tune, delicacies, and literature, in addition to personalities from activities and entertainment.

Show description

Read or Download Brazil Today [2 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of Life in the Republic PDF

Best customs & traditions books

Download PDF by Eric S. Ross: Culture and Customs of Senegal (Cultures and Customs of the

A mix of indigenous lifestyles within the rural nation-state and metropolitan tradition in city facilities, Senegal has been a small, but in demand state on Africa's western coast. during this complete examine of up to date Senegalese existence, readers will learn the way day-by-day existence are celebrated via either spiritual and secular customs.

Read e-book online Foxfire 9 (Foxfire (Paperback)) PDF

First released in 1972, The Foxfire e-book used to be a shock bestseller that introduced Appalachia's philosophy of straightforward dwelling to millions of readers. even if you desired to hunt video game, bake the old fashioned means, or examine the paintings of winning moonshining, The Foxfire Museum and historical past middle had a touch who may educate you the way with transparent, step by step directions.

Download e-book for kindle: I Napoletani (Italian Edition) by Francesco Durante

In teoria, esiste un’identità napoletana distinctiveness, sedimentata nel corso di oltre due millenni, irrobustita da una grande tradizione culturale, contaminata dagli apporti piú vari, fissata in una lingua ricchissima, in una copiosa letteratura e in migliaia di famose canzoni, e infine enucleata in un «tipo» dai quasi proverbiali tratti di astuzia e buffoneria, pigrizia e opportunismo, ironia e istrionismo.

Goddess on the Frontier: Religion, Ethnicity, and Gender in by Megan Bryson PDF

Dali is a small sector on a excessive plateau in Southeast Asia. Its major deity, Baijie, has assumed a number of gendered types during the area's heritage: Buddhist goddess, the mummy of Dali's founder, a widowed martyr, and a village divinity. What bills for thus many alternative incarnations of a neighborhood deity?

Additional resources for Brazil Today [2 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of Life in the Republic

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.28 of 5 – based on 7 votes