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Naked tropics essays on empire and other rogues
Naked tropics essays on empire and other rogues
Maxwell Kenneth2003
Articles
Subject: This book considers the histories of the tropics, and Brazil in particular, through a series of essays. The essays cover a range of topics and issues, including: first colonial encounters, a focus on the history of chocolate, the idea of the Luso-Brazilian empire, contexts of independence, a story of slavery, sex, and mammon, the tragedy of the Amazon, Chico Mendes, Macao, as well as new and old hegemonies. Foreword by Fouad Ajami.
Edition:
1st ed
Imprint:
New York 2003 Routledge
Collation:
336p
ISBN:
0415945771
Dewey class:
HI.4MAX
Local class:
HI.4/MAX
Language:
English
BRN:
1841687
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