Brazil country studies

Brazil country studies

Acknowledgments
Preface
Historical Setting
The Indigenous Population
The Colonial Era, 1500-1815
Early Colonization
French and Dutch Incursions
Gold Mining Displaces Cane Farming
The Transition to Kingdom Status
The Kingdom of Portugal and Brazil, 1815-21
The Empire, 1822-89
The Regency Era, 1831-40
The Second Empire, 1840-89
The Republican Era, 1889-1985
The Old or First Republic, 1889-1930
The Era of Getúlio Vargas, 1930-54
The Post-Vargas Republic, 1954-64
The Military Republic, 1964-85
The Society and Its Environment
The Physical Setting
Geology, Geomorphology, and Drainage
Soils and Vegetation
Climate
Geographic Regions
The Environment
Population
Mortality
Fertility
Migration and Urbanization
Social Classes
Gender
Youth
The Elderly
Race and Ethnicity
Amerindians
Rural Groups
Cultural Unity and Diversity
The Brazilian Way
Language
Mass Communications
Family and Kinship
Roman Catholicism
Other Religions
Health Status and Health Care
Infectious and Chronic Diseases
Nutrition and Diet
The Health Care System
Health Professionals and Resources
Public Health and Welfare
Education
Literacy
Primary and Secondary Schools
Colleges and Universities
Social Conflict and Participation
The Economy
The Economy - the Colonial Period
The Economy - the Sugar Cycle, 1540-1640
The Economy - the Eighteenth-Century Gold Rush
The Economy at Independence, 1822
The Coffee Economy, 1840-1930
The Economy - a Period of Sweeping Change, 1930-45
The Economy - Import-Substitution Industrialization, 1945-64
The Economy - Stagnation, 1962-67
The Economy - Spectacular Growth, 1968-73
The Economy - Growth with Debt, 1974-80
The Economy - Stagnation, Inflation, and Crisis, 1981-94
The Economy - the 1981-84 Period
The Economy - the 1985-89 Period
The Economy - the 1990-94 Period
The Labor Force and Income Levels
Agriculture
Livestock
Fishing
Industry
Mining
Energy
Tourism
Privatization
The Real Plan
Trade Policies
Trade Patterns and Regional Economic Integration
Government and Politics
Political Culture
Constitutional Framework
Structure of Government
The Executive
The Legislature
The Judiciary
State and Local Governments
The Political Party System
Major Parties in Congress
Minor Parties in Congress
Regional Strength of the Parties
Party Legislation
Sarney's Presidency, 1985-90
Collor De Mello's Presidency, 1990-92
Franco's Presidency, 1992-94
Cardoso's Presidency
Women in Politics
The Electoral System
The Presidential Election of 1989
Congressional and State Elections, 1990
General Elections, 1994
Interest Group Politics
Foreign Relations
Foreign Policy Decision Making
Multilateral Relations
Latin America
Europe
The Middle East
Africa
Asia
United States
Bibliography

http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/etfdetails/fi-126.1.EWZ.ARCX?ocid=INSFIST10
https://www.bloomberg.com/quote/IBOV:IND


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