all ebooks in category: History of Brazil (7)

Brazilian Women's Filmmaking: From Dictatorship to Democracy
English | 2012 | ISBN: 025207873X | PDF | pages: 250 | 4.7 mb

At most recent count, there are no fewer than forty-five women in Brazil directing or codirecting feature-length fiction or documentary films. In the early 1990s, …

Politics in Uniform : Military Officers and Dictatorship in Brazil, 1960-1980
English | 2018 | ISBN: 0822965372 | 289 Pages | PDF | 11.6 MB

Between 1964 and 1985, Brazil lived under the control of a repressive, anticommunist regime, where generals maintained all power. Respect for discipline and the absence …

A Future History of Water
2019 | ISBN: 1478003898, 1478003596 | English | 248 pages | PDF | 19 MB

Based on fieldwork among state officials, NGOs, politicians, and activists in Costa Rica and Brazil, A Future History of Water traces the unspectacular work necessary …

Frontiers of Citizenship: A Black and Indigenous History of Postcolonial Brazil
English | February 8, 2018 | ISBN: 1108417507, 1108405401 | PDF | 306 pages | 6 MB

Frontiers of Citizenship is an engagingly-written, innovative history of Brazil's black and indigenous people that redefines our understanding of slavery, citizenship, and the origins of …

Inglorious Revolution: Political Institutions, Sovereign Debt, and Financial Underdevelopment in Imperial Brazil
English | 2015 | ISBN: 0300139276 | 360 pages | PDF | 3,6 MB

Nineteenth-century Brazil’s constitutional monarchy credibly committed to repay sovereign debt, borrowing repeatedly in international and domestic capital markets without default. Yet it failed to lay …

The Archaeology of Race in the Northeast
English | 2015 | ISBN: 0813060575 | 392 pages | PDF | 4,4 MB

“A thorough and thoughtful analysis of the material dimensions of life along the color line. The collection helps us reimagine the ways race has shaped …

The Global Lives of Things: The Material Culture of Connections in the Early Modern World
English | December 10, 2015 | ISBN: 1138776661, 1138776750 | PDF | 282 pages | 7 MB

The Global Lives of Things considers the ways in which ‘things’, ranging from commodities to works of art and precious materials, participated in the shaping …