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...
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
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...
in Comparative Grand Strategy
May 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .
Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Theory. 9698 words.
After the civil-military dictatorship (1964–1985), the Brazilian re-democratization process coincided with a “double divorce.” The first was between foreign policy and defense policy, the...
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...
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
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
January 2006 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1037 words.
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
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,
in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes
January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 117 words.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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),