Culture and Customs of Brazil
Race, religion, language, culture, and national character are full of contradictions. Brazil, the largest country in South America, embodies so much paradox that it defies neat description. This book will help students and general readers dispel stereotypes of Brazil and begin to understand what country's bigness means in terms of its land, people, history, society, and cultural expressions.
This is the only authoritative yet accessible volume on Brazil that surveys a wide range of important topics, from geography, to social customs, art, architecture, and more. Highlights include discussions of the fluid definitions of race, rituals of candomble, the importance of extended family networks, beach culture, and soccer madness. A chronology and glossary supplement the text.
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It was against this background of ongoing technical development and a steadily
expanding audience that TV Globo , soon to become Brazil ' s largest television
network by far , was established in 1965 . It became another branch of the huge ...
It was , however , the telenovelas produced by Globo that attracted most attention
and won the largest audiences . Many were exported and shown in countries
across the world . In addition to its attention to quality , Globo took the lead in the
Those were the salient characteristics of the popular telenovelas produced by the
Cuban , Gloria Magadan , for Globo , for whom she began working in 1966 . Far -
away locations such as Morocco and Japan generally provided the settings for ...
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