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Uniform Title Brasil. English.
Title Brazil : a century of change / edited by Ignacy Sachs, Jorge Wilheim, and Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro ; translated by Robert N. Anderson ; foreword by Jerry Dávila.
Publication Info. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2009.
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Description xxvi, 364 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Series Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução. Brasiliana collection.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Translated from the Portuguese.
Originally published as: Brasil : um século de transformações. Sao Paulo : Companhia das Letras, 2001.
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 and 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.
Subject Brazil -- Civilization -- 20th century.
Brazil -- Forecasting.
Twenty-first century -- Forecasts.
Added Author Sachs, Ignacy, editor.
Wilheim, Jorge, 1928- editor.
Pinheiro, Paulo Sérgio de M. S. (Paulo Sérgio de Moraes Sarmento), editor.
Anderson, Robert Nelson, translator.
Dávila, Jerry, 1970- author of foreword.
ISBN 9780807831304 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807831301 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780807859278 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0807859273 (pbk. : alk. paper)