About the Book
The book entitled 21st Century Brazil: View and Vision is an up-to-date and comprehensive study covering the whole spectrum of socio-political, economic and cultural tradition, and transformation of Brazil in the new millennium. The author has thoroughly investigated the various aspects of the Brazilian life, their traditions, and process of reformation in ten chapters. The first chapter is an introductory overview. The second chapter describes the physical setting and demographic features. The third chapter deals with socio-cultural profile, and the fourth chapter discusses social life, conflict and participation. The fifth chapter examines tradition, transition and transformation of Brazilian economy. The sixth chapter investigates structure and function of government and politics, and the seventh chapter deals with foreign policy. The eighth, ninth, and tenth chapters of this book deal with national security system, religion and culture, and historical setting of this country. This study would be valuable asset for the reader to get indepth knowledge about Brazil and its people.
About the Author
John Anthony is a Professor of History at the Johns Hopkins University and a widely published expert in the history and culture of pre-Columbian and colonial Latin America. His voracious appetite for knowledge and the impressive breadth of his interests was reflected many of his publications on administrative and urban history, history of art, technology, public health, women, race, slavery, and historiography. He has written/edited ten books and more than eighty scholarly articles. The author’s eclectic research interests lend diversity to his teaching portfolio. He has also taught graduate seminars on Brazil and colonial Latin America, and undergraduate courses such as the Age of Exploration, the African Diaspora, Shipwreck and Empire, and Gold and Society. His stature within his field of work was often leveraged for video and film documentaries.