Download e-book for kindle: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro after 1889: Glorious by Tom Winterbottom

By Tom Winterbottom

This publication reviews structure and literature of Rio de Janeiro, the “Marvellous City,” from the revolution of 1889 to the Olympics of 2016, taking the reader on a trip during the historical past of the town. This research bargains a wide-ranging and thought-provoking perception that strikes from ruins to Modernism, from the previous to the longer term, from futebol to fiction, and from seashore to favela, to discover the brilliant feature—decadence—at the center of this specific and doubtless undying city international. An cutting edge and in-depth learn of structures, books, and characters within the city’s glossy background, this primary new paintings units the reader within the excellent global of Rio de Janeiro.

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