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Porous City : a Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro.

Author: Bruno Carvalho
Publisher: Oxford : Liverpool University Press, 2013.
Series: Contemporary Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures LUP.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A timely and original cultural history of Rio de Janeiro.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Carvalho, Bruno.
Porous City : A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro.
Oxford : Liverpool University Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bruno Carvalho
ISBN: 9781786948595 1786948591
OCLC Number: 1004189939
Awards: Winner of Roberto Reis Prize of the Brazilian Studies Association 2014 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource (252 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents ; List of Maps; List of Figures; A Note on Translation; Preface; Introduction: In Search of Things Past: Mapping Rio ; 1. At the Centre of an Imperial Capital: Swamps, Yellow Fever, and Gypsy Parties; 2. A Master on the Periphery of a Periphery: Popular Music, Streetcars, and the Republic; 3. Beyond the Belle Époque: On the Border of a 'Divided City'; 4. Afro-Jewish Quarter and Modernist Landmark; 5. Writing the 'Cradle of Samba': Race, Radio, and the Price of Progress; 6. 'It's (Mostly) All True': The Death of a Neighbourhood and the Life of Myths. Conclusion: The Future Revisited: Where Has the Past Gone and Where Will it Go?Acknowledgements; Works Cited; Index.
Series Title: Contemporary Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures LUP.

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'Through what he genially calls spatial porosity Carvalho engages a highly informed and inspiring treatment of a great city's throbbing geology. Readers will learn much about Rio in its development Read more...

 
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