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Brazil in the making : facets of national identity

Author: Carmen Nava; Ludwig Lauerhass
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2006.
Series: Latin American silhouettes.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This innovative volume traces Brazil's singular character, exploring both the remarkable richness and cohesion of the national culture and the contradictions and tensions that have developed over time. What shared experiences and memories give its citizens their sense of being Brazilian? What metaphors and stereotypes of identity have emerged? The contributors-a multidisciplinary group of U.S. and Brazilian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Brazil in the making.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2006
(DLC) 2005022648
(OCoLC)61240599
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carmen Nava; Ludwig Lauerhass
ISBN: 9780742572010 0742572013
OCLC Number: 607763439
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 239 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Machado de Assis and the question of Brazilian national identity / Efraín Kristal and José Luiz Passos --
Euclides da Cunha's view of Brazil's fractured identity / Dain Borges --
Gilberto Freyre's concept of culture in The masters and the slaves / José Luiz Passos and Valéria Costa e Silva --
Brasiliana : published works and collections / José Mindlin and Cristina Antunes ; translation by Elizabeth A. Marchant --
Forging future citizens in Brazilian public schools, 1937-1945 / Carmen Nova --
The visual imaging of Brazilian identity / Ludwug Lauerhass, Jr. --
Cinematic images of the Brazilian Indian / Robert Stam --
The emperor and his pedestal : Pedro I and disputed views of the Brazilian nation, 1860-1900 / James N. Green --
Two musical representations of Brazil : Carlos Gomes and Villa-Lobos / Cristina Magaldi.
Series Title: Latin American silhouettes.
Responsibility: edited by Carmen Nava and Ludwig Lauerhass, Jr.
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