Lilia M. Schwarcz
A sweeping and absorbing biography of Brazil, from the sixteenth century to the presentFor many Americans, Brazil is a land of contradictions: vast natural resources and entrenched corruption; extraordinary wealth and grinding poverty; beautiful beaches and violence-torn favelas. Brazil occupies a vivid place in the American imagination, and yet it...
Aug 03, 2018Here’s a brilliant book i think many of you wld enjoy: Brazil: a Biography by Lilia Schwarcz & Heloise Starling. Superb beautifully written and masterly blockbuster history of this wild vast exotic country w its triumphs & crimes, slavery gold empire rebellion. @PenguinRandomUK – source