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Related booklists: Brazilian Music and Dance, World Fiction - Brazil, Brazil: Books for Children,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 16 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Brazil
    Brazil's Dance with the Devil (Updated Olympics Edition) - by Dave Zirin

    £13.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781608465897 | ISBN 10: 1608465896

    The people of Brazil celebrated when they learned that in the space of two years their country would host the world's two largest sporting events: the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympics in 2016. Now they are protesting in numbers the country hasn't s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shocking Brazil: Six Games That Shook the World Cup by Fernando Duarte
    Shocking Brazil: Six Games That Shook the World Cup - by Fernando Duarte

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781909715165 | ISBN 10: 1909715166

    The Brazilian game has become synonymous with excellence, success and beautiful, irresistible football. Supporters from every part of the globe are able to recount joyful tales about Brazil’s unmatched achievements, especially ones of World Cup glory ... more

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  • Cover image of book Futebol Nation: A Footballing History of Brazil by David Goldblatt
    Futebol Nation: A Footballing History of Brazil - by David Goldblatt

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780241969779 | ISBN 10: 0241969778

    No nation has so closely aligned its national identity with playing and watching football as Brazil.   Football is regarded as a thing of joy, its yellow shirts a delightful amalgam of sport and art, entwined with its cultures of music and re ... more

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  • Cover image of book Futebol: The Brazilian Way of Life by Alex Bellos
    Futebol: The Brazilian Way of Life - by Alex Bellos

    £14.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408854167 | ISBN 10: 1408854163

    The Brazilian football team is one of the wonders of the modern world and legendary names like Pelé, Garrincha and Ronaldo inspire awe in football-lovers everywhere. But in Latin America’s largest country, football also symbolises racial harmony, the ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Warrior
    A Warrior's Life: A Biography of Paulo Coelho - by Fernando Morais

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780007281404 | ISBN 10: 0007281404

    Paulo Coelho is a worldwide phenomenon. At a time when he is coming up to the fantastic achievement of 100 million copies sold worldwide across all his books, his fans will be delighted with the first ever official biography of Paulo, an in-depth loo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bodies, Pleasures and Passions: Sexual Culture in Contemporary Brazil by Richard G. Parker
    Bodies, Pleasures and Passions: Sexual Culture in Contemporary Brazil - by Richard G. Parker

    £30.50   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780826516756 | ISBN 10: 0826516750

    Originally published in the early 1990s, Bodies, Pleasures, and Passions quickly became a classic ethnographic study of the social, cultural and historical construction of sexuality and sexual diversity. Drawing on extensive field research and interv ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Death in Brazil: A Book of Omissions by Peter Robb
    A Death in Brazil: A Book of Omissions - by Peter Robb

    £10.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780747573166 | ISBN 10: 0747573166

    Brazil is one of the world's greatest and strangest countries. Delving into the past and present, Peter Robb describes this vibrant but disturbed society - it is a nation with an almost unimaginable gulf between rich and poor and the most extraordina ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beyond All Pity by Carolina Maria de Jesus
    Beyond All Pity - by Carolina Maria de Jesus

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780285636989 | ISBN 10: 0285636987

    On its first publication in 1960, 'Beyond All Pity' was not only a sensation but at the time was the bestselling Brazilian book in history, making Carolina Maria de Jesus a spokeswoman for the poor, the dispossessed and the illiterate, and quickly tr ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Porto Alegre Alternative; Direct Democracy in Action. by Iain Bruce (Ed/Trans)
    The Porto Alegre Alternative; Direct Democracy in Action. - by Iain Bruce (Ed/Trans)

    £19.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780745320960 | ISBN 10: 0745320961

    Porto Alegre in Brazil is famous as the city that pioneered a revolutionary kind of local democracy. Started over a decade ago by the municipal administration of the Brazilian Workers' Party (PT), this process - called the 'participatory budget' - ha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Climate Change: Stories from the Developing World by Margie Orford
    Climate Change: Stories from the Developing World - by Margie Orford

    £12.95   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781853395932 | ISBN 10: 1853395935

    Global warming and climate change pose a dire threat to life, demanding urgent global action. The Kyoto Protocol is the United Nations treaty committing signatories to dealing with climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The Clean Develo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trapped: Modern-day Slavery in the Brazillian Amazon by Binka Le Breton
    Trapped: Modern-day Slavery in the Brazillian Amazon - by Binka Le Breton

    £17.95   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781899365562 | ISBN 10: 1899365567

    The illegal trade in people is surpassed only by that in drugs and arms. 'Trapped' explores some of the life stories behind this scandal and tragedy by looking at one of the regions in the world where debt-bondage is still common - the Brazillian Ama ... more

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  • Cover image of book Caetana Says No: Women
    Caetana Says No: Women's Stories from a Brazilian Slave Society - by Sandra Lauderdale Graham

    £20.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780521893534 | ISBN 10: 0521893534

    Here are the true and dramatic stories of two nineteenth century Brazillian women - one young and born a slave, the other old and from an illustrious planter family - and how each in her own way sought to have her way; The slave woman struggled to av ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cutting the Wire: The Story of the Landless Movement in Brazil by Sue Branford and Jan Rocha
    Cutting the Wire: The Story of the Landless Movement in Brazil - by Sue Branford and Jan Rocha

    £24.95   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781899365517 | ISBN 10: 1899365516

    Access to land is one of the key issues for developing countries - and Brazil has one of the most inequitable land distributions in the world, with vast tracts of land held by often absentee landowners. Meanwhile thousands of peasants live in margina ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hamlet and the Baker
    Hamlet and the Baker's Son: My Life in Theatre and Politics - by Augusto Boal

    £30.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780415229890 | ISBN 10: 0415229898

    He is the inventor of the internationally renowned Forum Theatre system and 'Theatre of the Oppressed', including Image Theatre, Invisible Theatre, Rainbow of Desire and Legislative Theatre. He travels the world giving workshops and inspiration to te ... more

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  • Cover image of book Murder in the Rainforest: The Yanomami, the Gold Miners and the Amazon by Jan Rocha
    Murder in the Rainforest: The Yanomami, the Gold Miners and the Amazon - by Jan Rocha

    £12.95   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9781899365371 | ISBN 10: 1899365370

    In July 1993, at Haximu, deep in the Amazon rainforest, a fateful meeting between a group of Yanomami Indians and Brazillian gold miners resulted in the massacre of the Yanomami. News of the tragedy shocked Brazil and the world. But the mysteries rem ... more

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  • Cover image of book Travesti: Sex, Gender and Culture Among Brazilian Transgendered Prostitutes by Don Kulick
    Travesti: Sex, Gender and Culture Among Brazilian Transgendered Prostitutes - by Don Kulick

    £22.00   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9780226461007 | ISBN 10: 0226461009

    In this dramatic and compelling narrative, anthropologist Don Kulick follows the lives of a group of transgendered prostitutes (called travestis in Portuguese) in the Brazilian city Salvador. Travestis are males who, often beginning at ages as young ... more

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