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Brazil

Overview page. Subjects: History.

The largest country in South America. Brazil borders ten countries, has a coastline 7400 km (4600 miles) long, and straddles the equator from latitude 4° N to past latitude 33° S.

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Fernando Ruiz de Almeida Prado, Tiago Araujo Dias Themudo Lessa and Caroline Guazzelli Queiroz Gomes.

in Set-Off Law and Practice

February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 20 pages. 7668 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the law of set-off in Brazil. The Brazilian Civil Code, enacted on 10 January 2002, contains the necessary provisions for set off regarding credit and...

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Brazil

in The Oxford Companion to Beer

January 2011; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 757 words.

While Brazil was a colony of Portugal from 1500 until independence in 1822, the history of beer in Brazil begins

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Brazil

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

March 2009; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam.

The history of Islam in Brazil begins in Portugal, which conquered and colonized Brazil from 1500 to 1822. Colonial

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Brazil

David Collins.

in The BRIC States and Outward Foreign Direct Investment

March 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law. 11294 words.

This chapter discusses the phenomenon of outward foreign direct investment (FDI) from Brazil. Brazil has presented a comparatively low level of outward FDI compared to the overall size of...

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Brazil

Waïl S. Hassan.

in The Oxford Handbook of Arab Novelistic Traditions

October 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies - World; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 7302 words.

This chapter examines the development of the Arabic novel in Brazil. Arab immigrants who went to Brazil to work as peddlers were labeled turcos, a term that has given rise to the most...

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Brazil

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 867 words.

The largest country in South America. Brazil borders ten countries, has a coastline 7400 km (4600 miles) long, and straddles

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Brazil

Peter Stalker.

in A Guide to Countries of the World

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Geography. 1516 words.

Destined by size to be the leading country of South America, Brazil is only just starting to realize its potential

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Brazil

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History.

Compared with other countries in the Americas, Brazil has the largest number of people of African descent. This demographic reality

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Brazil

Mohammed Bashir Salau.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1037 words.

Compared with other countries in the Americas, Brazil has the largest number of people of African descent. This demographic reality

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Brazil

Anthony W. Pereira.

in Encyclopedia of Human Rights

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 8488 words.

Brazil's history includes two processes that involved some of the most egregious human rights violations in history: the Iberian conquest

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Brazil

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 119 words.

bill, Brazil, brill, Camille, chill, cookchill, dill, distil (US distill), downhill, drill, Edgehill, Estoril, fill, freewill, frill,

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Brazil

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 117 words.

bill, Brazil, brill, Camille, chill, cookchill, dill, distil (US distill), downhill, drill, Edgehill, Estoril, fill, freewill, frill,

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Brazil

Colin M. MacLachlan.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 3473 words.

Brazil's history revolves around economic development fused with a struggle to broaden its political base in order to provide social

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Brazilian

in Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover’s Companion to New York City

January 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 1309 words.

Brazilian cuisine and the appreciation of it have been defined through a gustatory, racial, and religious lens predicated by northeastern

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Brazil.

Morton Marks, Katia Canton, Katia Canton and Katia Canton.

in The International Encyclopedia of Dance

January 1998; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 8004 words.

[To survey the dance traditions of Brazil, this entry comprises four articles: Ritual and Popular Dance Ballet Modern Dance

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Brazil

in The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

January 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 2232 words.

The political history of Brazil is distinctive in Latin America due to the country's Portuguese rather than Spanish heritage, geographic

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Brazil

in The Oxford Companion to International Relations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Relations. 3890 words.

Given its size and importance as one of the more significant developing countries in the world, Brazil is well placed

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Brazil

Russell C. Crandall and Riordan Roett.

in The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 3200 words.

The largest and most populous country in South America, with 182 million inhabitants and enormous natural resources, by 2000 Brazil

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Brazil

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 781 words.

In the theatre, Shakespearian plays were first produced in Brazil early in the 19th century (just before independence, 1822),

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Brazil

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 1156 words.

In the theatre, Shakespearian plays were first produced in Brazil early in the 19th century (just before independence, 1822),

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