Brazil a century of change / edited by Ignacy Sachs, Jorge Wilheim, and Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro ; translated by Robert N. Anderson ; foreword by Jerry Dávila

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Subjects: Brazil--Civilization--20th century
Electronic books
Twenty-first century--Forecasts
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English, Portuguese (translated from)
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2009
Series: Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução. Brasiliana collection
LC Classification: F
Physical Description: xxvi, 364 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Alternate Title(s): Brasil.
Additional Authors: Sachs, Ignacy
Wilheim, Jorge, 1928-
Pinheiro, Paulo Sérgio de M. S. (Paulo Sérgio de Moraes Sarmento)
ebrary, Inc
Notes: LCCN: 2008036712
ISBN: 9780807831304 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0807831301 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780807859278 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0807859273 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Translated from the Portuguese
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: A cartographic and statistical portrait of twentieth-century Brazil / Hervé Thery -- Traces of the big house and the slave quarters: social transformation in rural Brazil during the twentieth century / Afrânio Garcia, Moacir Palmeira -- Economic evolution and the international connection / Paulo Singer -- Brazil and the world / Celso Lafer -- Culture and society / Renato Ortiz -- From the patrimonial state to the managerial state / Luiz Carlos Bresser Pereira -- Political transition and the (un)rule of law in the republic / Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro -- Federalism and national identity / Aspásia Camargo -- Amazonia: past progress and future prospects / José Seixas Lourenço -- The northeast: five hundred years of discoveries / Cristovam Buarque -- When the future arrives / Celso Furtado -- The challenges of the globalized economy / Gilberto Dupas -- Metropolises and the far west in the twenty-first century / Jorge Wilheim -- Quo Vadis, Brazil? / Ignacy Sachs
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2009. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries
OCLC Number: ebr10313973
ISBN/ISSN: 9780807831304