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Brazil

Alisdair Rogers, Noel Castree and Rob Kitchin

in A Dictionary of Human Geography

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199599868
Published online September 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191758065
Brazil

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A South American country that is the world’s fifth largest by land area and population. Brazil was part of the so-called New World that Spanish and Portuguese explorers colonized from the 15th century onwards. It became independent of Portugal in ...

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Subjects: Human Geography

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