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Brazil: portrait of a great country.

Brazil: portrait of a great country.

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Brazil
    • Subjects:
    • Brazil -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[Text by Ellen Bromfield Geld. Photography: F. Albuquerque and others. Edited by Stefan Geyerhahn.
      GenrePictorial works.
      SeriesA Studio book
      ContributionsGeld, Ellen Bromfield, 1932-, Geyerhahn, Stefan, ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF2516 .B7 1965
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5935153M
      LC Control Number65001862
      OCLC/WorldCa1337635

        Born: Aimorés, Brazil; Career: Began working as a photographer in Paris in Has published several books, including Workers, Terra and .   Cuadros uses his portrait of the late media mogul Roberto Marinho, for example, to discuss how Brazil’s major media portray race, and through that, its ideas and ideologies of race.

      Brazil - Brazil - Cultural life: The cultures of the indigenous Indians, Africans, and Portuguese have together formed the modern Brazilian way of life. The Portuguese culture is by far the dominant of these influences; from it Brazilians acquired their language, their main religion, and most of their customs. The Indian population is now statistically small, but Tupí-Guaraní, the language. A compelling, mid-century portrait of a small tribe, and of an artist who created despite his physical disability. The 52 pages are filled with interviews, photos, and art. Produced with funding from a Humanities Washington Storytellers ed on: Ma

        A chimerical blend of magic, power, hope, and freedom that stretches across time, touching diverse members of two black families, Lovecraft Country is a devastating kaleidoscopic portrait of racism—the terrifying specter that continues to haunt us today.   FILE PHOTO: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands during a bilateral meeting at the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, J Author: Reuters Editorial.


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