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Envisioning Brazil: A Guide to Brazilian Studies in the United States
edited by Marshall C. Eakin and Paulo Roberto de Almeida
University of Wisconsin Press, 2005
eISBN: 978-0-299-20773-1 | Cloth: 978-0-299-20770-0 | Paper: 978-0-299-20774-8
Library of Congress Classification F2520.7.E5813 2005
Dewey Decimal Classification 981.0071073

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

    Envisioning Brazil is a comprehensive and sweeping assessment of Brazilian studies in the United States. Focusing on synthesis and interpretation and assessing trends and perspectives, this reference work provides an overview of the writings on Brazil by United States scholars since 1945.
    "The Development of Brazilian Studies in the United States," provides an overview of Brazilian Studies in North American universities. "Perspectives from the Disciplines" surveys the various academic disciplines that cultivate Brazilian studies: Portuguese language studies, Brazilian literature, art, music, history, anthropology, Amazonian ethnology, economics, politics, and sociology. "Counterpoints: Brazilian Studies in Britain and France" places the contributions of U.S. scholars in an international perspective. "Bibliographic and Reference Sources" offers a chronology of key publications, an essay on the impact of the digital age on Brazilian sources, and a selective bibliography.

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