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    PeleThe AutobiographyPocket Books
    Even people who don't know football know Pele. The best of a generation of Brazilian players universally acknowledged as the most accomplished and attractive...
    The Music of Antonio Carlos JobimBy Peter FreemanIntellect
    In The Music of Antonio Carlos Jobim, one of the first extensive musicological analyses of the Brazilian composer, Peter Freeman examines the music, philosophy,...
    Choro: A Social History of A Brazilian Popular MusicBy Tamara Elena Livingston-Isenhour and Thomas George Caracas GarciaUniversity of Indiana Press
    Choro is a type of Brazilian popular music similar in background to the celebrated Cuban son of Buena Vista Social Club fame. Choro started in Rio de Janeiro...
    Lindo Sonho Delirante 100 Psychedelic Records from Brazil (1968-1975) VOL 2by Bento AraujoPoeira Press
    Second volume of this killer book direct from Brazil!!! Wicked new Brazilian book featuring 100 post-Tropicalia and 70s Brazil records -with original...
    Oscar Niemeyer and Brazilian Free-form Modernismby David UnderwoodGeorge Braziller
    Niemeyer the groovy and curvy Brazilian architect genius ... (curvy designs not body, although he may be that also... and he was indeed groovy)
    PeleMy Life In PicturesSimon & Schuster
    Even people who don't know football know Pele. The best of a generation of Brazilian players universally acknowledged as the most accomplished and attractive...
    National GeographicCapoeira: The Fighting DanceHeinle
    Capoeria is a Brazilian art form that involves dancing and fighting. It was invented in the 1800s and has become a popular activity, being used to help...
    InfernoBy Patricia MeloBloomsbury
    For eleven-year-old Kingie, there are lessons to be learned from drug trafficking. His first job is as a lookout, working on the hillside slums of Rio...
    Making SambaA New History Of Race and Music in BrazilDuke University Press
    In November 1916, a young Afro-Brazilian musician named Donga registered sheet music for the song "Pelo telephone" ("On the Telephone") at the National...
    Salvador De Bahia100 ColorfotosCeu Azul De Copacabana
    Colour photos of Salvador in Bahia, Brazil, the heart of Afro-Brazilian culture such as capoeira and candomble.
    Unknown Capoeira Volume TwoHistory of the Brazilian Martial ArtDekel
    Capoeira's unique blend of martial art, dance, and thrilling sport has made it an increasingly popular activity worldwide but its origins have been shrouded...
    CapoeiraIllustratedTurtle Press
    Capoeira Illustrated is a complete guide to the art of Capoeira. Author, capoeira instructor and professional artist Dimitris Papadopoulos has created...
    Street ChildSurviving Life On The Streets of BrazilTicktock
    Street Child is the moving story of Hamilton, a young boy growing up in the slums of Brazil. This fascinating book combines his words with comprehensive...
    Memories From Brazilian HellThe Saga of the Almeida Family in the Garden of EdeniUniverse
    Most of us will never experience what young Valdeck Almeida de Jesus experienced. From falling into a cesspool and playing among garbage to collecting...
    Gender & Society In Contemporary Brazilian CinemaUniversity Of Texas Press
    "Gender is an absolute ground zero for most human societies," writes David William Foster, "an absolute horizon of social subjectivity." In this...
    Slavery And The Demographic And Economic HistoryMinas Gerais, Brazil, 1720-1888Cambridge University Press
    This book examines the demographic and economic history of slavery in Minas Gerais, the single largest slave-holding region in Brazil, from its settlement...
    Bossa Nova and the Rise of Brazilian Music in the 1960sBOOK Edited by Gilles Peterson and Stuart BakerSoul Jazz Books
    Currently out of print!This is the first ever collection of bossa nova record cover artwork, featuring stunning modernist and revolutionary designs that...
      Orpheus and PowerThe Movimento Negro Of Brazil, 1945-1988Princeton Paperbacks
      CURRENTLY £30 ON AMAZON! OVER 50% OFF! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!!! THIS BOOK IS THE BIBLE ON the Black Power movement in Brazil and covers across music, film...
      The Film Industry In BrazilCulture And The StateUniversity Of Pittsburgh Press
      Looking back through the prism of the severe economic crisis for filmmaking in the 1980s, 'The Film Industry in Brazil' explores the unusual relationship...
      Hello, Hello BrazilPopular Music In The Making Of Modern BrazilDuke University Press
      Hello, hello Brazil was the standard greeting Brazilian radio announcers of the 1930s used to welcome their audience into an expanding cultural marketplace....
      A Street-Smart Song: Capoeira Philosophy and Inner LifeBy Nestor CapoeiraNorth Atlantic
      A Street-Smart Song delves into the boundless philosophical depths of capoeira, the fascinating synthesis of Brazilian dance and self-defense. Drawing...