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Title Brazilian mosaic : portraits of a diverse people and culture / edited by G. Harvey Summ.
Imprint Wilmington, Del. : SR Books, 1995.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 BLUFFTON BOOK  F2510 .B72 1995    AVAILABLE  
Series Latin American silhouettes : studies in history and culture
Latin American silhouettes.
Subject National characteristics, Brazilian.
Alt Name Summ, G. Harvey.
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 BLUFFTON BOOK  F2510 .B72 1995    AVAILABLE  
Series Latin American silhouettes : studies in history and culture
Latin American silhouettes.
Subject National characteristics, Brazilian.
Alt Name Summ, G. Harvey.
Description xxi, 209 pages : 1 map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-209).
Includes bibliographical references (p. ).
ISBN 0842024913 (cloth : alk. paper)
0842024921 (pbk.)
0842024913 (cloth)
OCLC # 31433819
Table of Contents
 Introduction 
IThe Brazilian People: Products of Their Past1
 1Altruistic, Sentimental, and Generous / Fernando de Azevedo3
 2A Wealth of Incalculable Spiritual Attributes / Francisco Jose de Oliveira Vianna8
IIThe Colonial Era (1500-1822): A Patriarchal and Hierarchical Society15
 3Essay on Sadness / Paulo Prado18
 4The Brazilian El Dorado / Preston E. James20
 5Circumventing Legal but Unrealistic Obligations / Keith S. Rosenn22
 6The Portuguese Heritage: Adaptability / Stuart B. Schwartz29
IIIThe Empire (1822-1889): No Real Rupture with the Past37
 7Jose Dias: Cultural Symbol / Clodomiro Vianna Moog41
 8A Master-Slave Relationship / Henry Koster48
 9The Depraved Man / John Luccock49
 10Self-Interest, Carried to Excess / Auguste de Saint-Hilaire53
 11An Extremely Lively Imagination / Georg Wilhelm Freireyss57
 12A Worthy Subject for a Popular History / Karl Friedrich Philipp von Martius59
 13Long-Standing Differences of Color, Position, and Wealth / Hermann Burmeister64
 14This Universal Love of Trade / Alfred Russel Wallace67
 15Lighthearted, Quick-Witted, Communicative, and Hospitable / Henry Walter Bates70
 16The Education of Men and Women / Louis Agassiz, Elizabeth Agassiz72
 17The Evils of Slavery / Herbert H. Smith76
IVThe Republic (1889-1964): Movement toward Modernization81
 18New World in the Tropics / Gilberto Freyre85
 19The "Whitening" Ideal / Thomas E. Skidmore92
 20The Man of the Backlands / Euclides da Cunha95
 21A Mutual Accommodation from Highest to Humblest / Rudyard Kipling97
 22Affable, Solicitous, and Articulate / Ricardo Baeza100
 23Liveliness of Spirit / Louis Mouralis102
 24The Cordial Man / Sergio Buarque de Holanda106
 25A Passion for the Lottery / Stefan Zweig109
 26Courtesy Mixed with Distrust / Tullio Ascarelli113
 27The Quiet, Simple, Self-Reliant Caboclo / James B. Watson116
 28Subjective, Unpredictable, and Capricious / William Lytle Schurz120
 29In the Backlands, Dreaming of the City / Marvin Harris126
 30The Usual Moderation / Elizabeth Bishop128
 31Find a Way Around / Peter Kellemen129
VThe Military Period and After (1964-Present): Another Boom-and-Bust Cycle133
 32Do You Know Who You're Talking To?! / Roberto da Matta138
 33Bypassing the System / John F. Santos142
 34A Most Personal People / Charles Wagley148
 35The Persistent Patronage System / David Maybury-Lewis153
 36The Social Functions of Futebol / Thomas G. Sanders159
 37An Obsession with Whiteness and Blackness / Anani Dzidzienyo162
 38Brazil in the World / Wayne A. Selcher166
 39Three Sad Races / David T. Haberly171
 40Behaving Brazilian / Phyllis A. Harrison177
 41The Patrimonial State / Riordan Roett181
 42Living Avidly in the Present / Lauro Moreira185
 43Vera: A Woman Speaks / Daphne Patai188
 44The Everyday Violence of Life / Nancy Scheper-Hughes194
 Suggested Readings203


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