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Seven Wonders of Brazil

Author: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : PBS (Firm), New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2014] ©2014 2017.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Publication:Films on Demand.
Summary:
Journey into the heart of Brazil with host, Robert Beckford, to explore the incredible spiritual diversity of Brazil. Travel to the country's seven wonders of Brazilian Christianity, from the spectacular and iconic Christ the Redeemer to the Samba beat of Carnival. The religion has existed for over 500 years and is a melting pot of African beliefs, indigenous Indian rituals, and the folk Catholicism of the southern  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1021064408
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by PBS (Firm), 2014.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on March 15, 2017.
Title from distributor's description
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (59 min., 21 sec.)) : sound, color
Contents: Statue of Christ the Redeemer (6:15); Brazilian Christianity Embraces Samba Dance (1:25); Sao Francisco Church in Salvadore (3:49); Slaves Practice Candomblé in Secret (5:38); Amazon Theater and Opera House (7:21); Indigenous Tribes of the Rainforest (4:07); Metropolitan Cathedral in Sao Paulo (5:00); Igreja Presbyterian Cathedral (2:52); Pentecostalism in Brazil (5:07); Metropolitan Cathedral of Our Lady of Aparecida (4:35); Carnivale (9:47); Credits: Seven Wonders of Brazil (0:0-16);
Other Titles: Seven Wonders of Brazil
Responsibility: PBS (Firm).
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Journey into the heart of Brazil with host, Robert Beckford, to explore the incredible spiritual diversity of Brazil. Travel to the country's seven wonders of Brazilian Christianity, from the spectacular and iconic Christ the Redeemer to the Samba beat of Carnival. The religion has existed for over 500 years and is a melting pot of African beliefs, indigenous Indian rituals, and the folk Catholicism of the southern Europeans.

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