Levine, Robert M.
Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. SharpePerspectives on Latin America and the Caribbean, 1997. Octavo wraps; ix, 209 p.;  p. of plates, map, notes + index. Used; Like New Paperback 0765600099 "Engaging, highly personal introduction to contemporary Brazilian society by a leading US historian adopts a bottom-up perspective, emphasizing frustrations of popular aspirations to dignity and justice. Essays on various topics - race, mobility, marginal 'outsiders' (including women), informal political culture and corruption, coping strategies of the poor, and popular culture. Draws on a rich array of scholarly perspectives, personal anecdotes, and newspaper clippings" (Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58). (Item ID: 133188)