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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.

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Series Latin American silhouettes : studies in history and culture
Latin American silhouettes.
Subject National characteristics, Brazilian.
Alt Name Summ, G. Harvey.
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Series Latin American silhouettes : studies in history and culture
Latin American silhouettes.
Subject National characteristics, Brazilian.
Alt Name Summ, G. Harvey.
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 209 pages) : 1 map.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-209).
Contents I. The Brazilian People: Products of Their Past -- Altruistic, Sentimental, and Generous / Fernando de Azevedo -- A Wealth of Incalculable Spiritual Attributes / Francisco Jose de Oliveira Vianna -- II. The Colonial Era (1500-1822): A Patriarchal and Hierarchical Society -- Essay on Sadness / Paulo Prado -- The Brazilian El Dorado / Preston E. James -- Circumventing Legal but Unrealistic Obligations / Keith S. Rosenn -- The Portuguese Heritage: Adaptability / Stuart B. Schwartz -- III. The Empire (1822-1889): No Real Rupture with the Past -- Jose Dias: Cultural Symbol / Clodomiro Vianna Moog -- A Master-Slave Relationship / Henry Koster -- The Depraved Man / John Luccock -- Self-Interest, Carried to Excess / Auguste de Saint-Hilaire -- An Extremely Lively Imagination / Georg Wilhelm Freireyss -- A Worthy Subject for a Popular History / Karl Friedrich Philipp von Martius -- Long-Standing Differences of Color, Position, and Wealth / Hermann Burmeister.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
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ISBN 0585196036 (electronic bk.)
9780585196039 (electronic bk.)
0842024913 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0842024921 (pbk.)
9780842024914 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780842024921 (pbk.)
OCLC # 44953860
Additional Format Print version: Brazilian mosaic. Wilmington, Del. : SR Books, 1995 0842024913 (DLC) 94042343 (OCoLC)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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