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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,...
    The BerimbauSoul Of Brazilian MusicUniversity Press Of Mississippi
    The berimbau, a musical bow, is most commonly associated with the energetic martial art/dance/game of capoeira. This study explores the berimbau's stature...
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    Afro-Brazilian Percussion Guide CandombleBy Kirk Brundage
    Salvador, Bahia, Brazil is an important cradle of Afro-Brazilian culture, and home to musical styles that form the bedrock of much of today's popular sounds....
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    Brasilby Kristin CappDamiani
    Brasil is a photographic exploration of culture, landscape and light by the photographer Kristin Capp. Shooting in black-and-white film with a Rolleiflex...
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    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)by Bento AraujoPoeira Press
    BACK IN STOCK - these are the last copies ever!Direct from Brazil - Wicked new Brazilian book featuring 100 post-Tropicalia psychedelic records and their...
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    City of God in Several Voicesby Else R. P. VieiraBrazilian Social Cinema as ActionCCCP
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    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...
    Brazilian Music Workshopby Antonio AdolfoAdvance Music
    WOW! - Music Book by Antonio Adolfo w/CD, nice pix!Brazilian Music Workshop concentrates not only on the Brazilian styles which are played extensively...
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    Brazilian Folk Tunes for Flute & Guitar15 Pieces edited and arranged by Julian ByzantineSchott
    This collection presents pieces by two great Brazilian composers; Ernesto Nazareth and Chiquinha Gonzaga. Arranged for flute and guitar by the renowned...
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    Brazilian Popular Music and CitizenshipIdelber Avelar and Christopher Dunn, EditorsDuke University Press Books
    Covering more than one hundred years of history, this multidisciplinary collection of essays explores the vital connections between popular music and citizenship...
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    Sounds and ColoursBrazilSounds and Colours
    Sounds and Colours Brazil is an excellent book and CD focused on Brazilian music and culture. Comprising nearly 50 articles, plus illustrations and photos...
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    Niemeyer (Taschens Basic Architecture)by Philip JodidioTaschen
    Niemeyer is the man! Brazilian curves a plenty from the modernism of Brasilia and beyond. Until his death at age 104, Oscar Niemeyer (1907-2012) was an...
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    Brazilian JiveFrom Samba to Bossa and RapReaktion Books
    60% off RRP!In Brazilian Jive, David Treece uncovers the genius of Brazilian song, both as a sophisticated, articulate art form crafted out of the dialogue...
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    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)
    Antonio Carlos Jobim: An Illuminated ManHelena JobimHal Leonard Books
    Charlie Byrd, Herbie Mann, and others brought in bags full of discs from a trip to Brazil in 1961. Stan Getz listened to them and recorded "Desafinado,"...
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    Musica BrasileiraA History of Popular Music and the People of BrazilMarion Boyars
    Written by Claus Schreiner, this is an excellent book covering all aspects of Brazilian music from its roots through the 60s, 70s and onwards. Recommended!
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    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...
    Il Brasile di Pierre VergerPhotographs Of Brazil by Pierre VergerMinimum Fax
    A selection of amazing photographs from the early 40s to the early 70s taken by the legendary Pierre Verger, a Frenchman who lived in Bahia, Northern Brazil.
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    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...
    Tropical MulticulturalismA Comparative History of Race in Brazilian Cinema and CultureDuke University Press
    Tropical Multiculturalism provides a major study of race in Brazilian culture through the most complete critical analysis of Brazilian cinema in...
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    God is BrazilianThe Man who Brought Football to BrazilStadia
    God is Brazilian. Deus é brasileiro. It’s a well-known phrase in Brazil, summing up something about the country, although no-one is quite...
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    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.
    CapoeiraA Brazilian Art FormBlue Snake Books
    Capoeira weaves fighting, music, dance, prayer, and ritual into an urgent strategy by which people live, struggle, celebrate, and survive together. In...
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    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...
    Oiticica in LondonEdited by Guy Brett and Luciano FigueiredoTate Publishing
    Helio Oiticia was the visual artist who invented Tropicalia in Brazil alongside his friends Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil. This book is about his work...
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    Avoiding The DarkEssays on Race and the Forging of National Culture in Modern BrazilAshgate
    This text examines the process by which Brazilian nationalists forged and propagated an all-inclusive national identity which attempted to promote racial...
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    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...
    The Brazilian Photographs Of Genevieve Naylor1940-1942Duke University Press
    Genevieve Naylor, a photojournalist previously employed by the Associated Press and the WPA, was sent to Brazil in 1940 to provide photographs that...
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    Novas TravessiasContemporary Brazilian PhotographyVerso
    This volume highlights the work of contemporary Brazilian photographers with an emphasis on images which reflect the dynamism and eclecticism of Brazilian...
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    A Warrior's LifeThe Biography Of Paulo CoelhoHarper One
    Paulo Coelho: A Warrior's Life is the first-ever biography of the man whose books, most noticeably 'The Alchemist', have sold an astounding 100 million...
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    Why Is This Country Dancing?A One Man Samba To The Beat Of BrazilCooper Square Press
    Details the major aspects of Brazilian popular music and its relation to the formation of national identity. Includes a wealth of musical history.
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    Graffiti BrasilWith over 300 colour illustrationsThames And Hudson
    Here is a report from the trenches on the most exciting and original graffiti scene to emerge in the past decade. From extraordinary creative extremes...
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    Bossa NovaBy Ruy CastroChicago Review Press
    Truly great book telling the story of Bossa Nova and it's birth in Rio, Brazil from an insiders viewpoint. Incisive history featuring everyone from Edu...
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    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...
      Brazilian National CinemaBy Lisa Shaw and Stephanie DennisonRoutledge
      Brazilian cinema is one of the most influential national cinemas in Latin America and this wide-ranging study traces the evolution of Brazilian film from...
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      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...
      Garrincha by Ruy CastroBrazil's Forgotten Footballing HeroYellow Jersey Press
      Great book about Brazilian football's lost hero (who was also married to samba singer Elza Soares)
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        Second-hand hardback book in good condition, one small tear to dustjacket
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