Porous City: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro
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Porous City: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro

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ISBN-13:
9781846319754
Einband:
Buch
Seiten:
224
Autor:
Bruno Carvalho
Gewicht:
567 g
Format:
236x155x23 mm
Serie:
Liverpool University Press - C
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

A timely and beautifully written cultural history of Rio de Janeiro Captures a moment of transition in the city destined to host the next Olympic Games and World Cup Ranges widely across literature, architecture, art, history and music.
List of Maps List of Figures A Note on Translation Preface Introduction: In Search of Things Past: Mapping Rio 1 At the Centre of an Imperial Capital: Swamps, Yellow Fever, and Gypsy Parties 2 A Master on the Periphery of a Periphery: Popular Music, Streetcars, and the Republic 3 Beyond the Belle Epoque: On the Border of a 'Divided City' 4 Afro-Jewish Quarter and Modernist Landmark 5 Writing the 'Cradle of Samba': Race, Radio, and the Price of Progress 6 'It's (Mostly) All True': The Death of a Neighbourhood and the Life of Myths Conclusion: The Future Revisited: Where Has the Past Gone and Where Will it Go? Acknowledgements Works Cited Index
A timely and original cultural history of Rio de Janeiro.