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The Brazilians
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Perseus Books
Publication date May 1, 1995
Pages 540
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780201409130
ISBN-10 0201409135
Dimensions 2.25 by 6.50 by 9.75 in.
Weight 2 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $27.50
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
A unique study of the Brazilian national character explores the many paradoxes of Brazilian society, contrasting the natives' kindness with the violence of their cities, the large-scale poverty and the luxury of the rich, and other disparities.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The most informed and meticulous study of the alluring paradoxes and extremes that characterize Brazilian culture. In The Brazilians, Page, author of the bestselling Peron, conjures a definitive portrait of Brazilness by distinguishing between the many opposing faces of Brazilian society.

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Hardcover
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from Perseus Books (May 1, 1995)
9780201409130 | details & prices | 540 pages | 6.50 × 9.75 × 2.25 in. | 2.00 lbs | List price $27.50
About: 'Introduction to Brazil by a law professor who has been an engaged visitor since the 1960s.
Paperback
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from Da Capo Pr (September 5, 1996)
9780201441918 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.50 in. | 1.75 lbs | List price $22.95
About: A country warmly hospitable and surprisingly violent, physically beautiful, yet appallingly poor—these are the contrasts Joseph Page explores in The Brazilians, a monumental book on one of the most colorful and paradoxical places on earth.

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