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  • National telecommunications planning in Brazil
  • Occupation and urbanization of Roraima state, Brazil
  • Brazil ; Roraima ; Settlement ; Town ; Urban growth ; Urban immigration ; Urbanization
  • In the 1980s, Roraima was Brazil's fastest growing state, mainly in the cities. The A. interviewed migrants to Boa Vista, the capital city: who they were and why they came. - (DWG)
  • Cities and frontiers in Brazil. Regional dimensions of economic development
  • Regional disparities in industrial growth in Brazil
  • Fire in the cerrado (savannas) of Brazil : an ecological review
  • Biodiversity ; Biogeography ; Brazil ; Ecology ; Environmental management ; Fire ; Savanna
  • Fire is a major determinant of cerrado (savanna) vegetation in Brazil, and is used as a management tool during the dry season. This article reviews past and present fire ecology studies in the cerrado, (abiotic, biotic, social studies and management
  • Late Quaternary environmental and climatic changes in Central Brazil
  • Brazil ; Climatic variation ; Palaeo-environment ; Palynology ; Pollen diagram ; Quaternary
  • Paleoenvironmental changes dating back to 30,000 yr B.P. documented in a pollen record from central Brazil (lat. 19o S) permit the reconstruction of climatic changes related to shifts of the Antarctic polar fronts. The paleoclimatic inferences were
  • Migration in Brazil : research during the 1980s
  • Brazil ; Internal migration ; Interregional migration ; Migration ; Research ; Rural outmigration
  • Distribution of personal and property crime in Brazil
  • Analysis of property crime and homicides in Brazil by state, using 1980 data. - (DWG)
  • Before and after the vuvuzela : identity, image and mega-events in South Africa, China and Brazil
  • Brazil ; China ; Cultural studies ; Event ; Football ; Identity ; Image ; Motivation ; South Africa
  • Focusing on mega events in South Africa, China and Brazil, this paper contrasts and critiques the associated image and identity opportunities and risks, as well as comparative motivations for hosting such events. In the context of an increasing
  • number of mega events being hosted in the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), the paper provides broader continuity and introduces a broader research agenda. - (AJC)
  • From Racial Mixture to Black Nation: Racialising Discourses in Brazil's African Affairs
  • Africa ; Blacks ; Brazil ; Cultural identity ; Cultural studies ; Diplomacy ; Discourse ; Geopolitics ; International relations ; National identity ; Political geography ; Race ; affirmative action ; blackness ; international relations ; race
  • The article links reflections about Brazilian race relations with institutional transnational dialogues between Brazil and ‘Africa’. It points out that although racial/cultural mixture and the ‘brown’ census category have traditionally reflected
  • much of national identity in Brazil, Brazil today is increasingly spelling out its blackness, both on the national and international scenes. It highlight thats this fact is happening at a historical moment when programmes of ‘black’ affirmative action
  • and other differential politics in favour of Afro-descendants are taking off in the country, and also at a time when Brazil is expanding its geopolitical and economic interests in Africa.
  • Sex, color, and geography : racialized relations in Brazil and its predicaments
  • Brazil ; Comparative study ; Identity ; Population ; Population census ; Race ; Social geography ; Spatial distribution ; United States of America
  • Sex and race have significantly affected the trajectories of Brazil's historical geographies and its contemporary racialized relations. Interpretations of gender, race, and color in Brazil have produced distinct racialized relations and diverse
  • color categories in contrast to the rigid binary racial categories (i.e., black–white) traditionally used in the United States. In Brazil, racialized relations have traditionally remained cordial, giving life to the so-called myth of racial democracy
  • , and were not shaped by formal legal boundaries as in the United States; however, racialized relations in Brazil were forged by deeply embedded informal borders—physical and sociocultural—coupled with historical processes, which continue to appear in today's
  • Monthly estimates of carbon dioxide emissions from fossil-fuel consumption in Brazil during the late 1990s and early 2000s
  • Brazil ; Carbon cycle ; Carbon dioxide ; Energy ; Energy consumption ; Fuel ; Global change ; Hydrocarbon ; Interannual variability ; Spatial distribution ; Years 1990-99 ; Years 2000-2009
  • Though data on energy use are not complete in terms of time and geography, there are enough data available on the sale or consumption of fuels in Brazil to reasonably approximate the temporal and spatial patterns of fuel use and CO2 emissions. Given
  • the available data, a strong annual cycle in emissions from Brazil is not apparent. CO2 emissions are unevenly distributed within Brazil as the population density and level of development both vary widely.
  • Soil properties and their variations on two contiguous hillslopes in Northeast Brazil
  • Brazil ; Catena ; Pedogenesis ; Slope ; Soil ; Soil properties
  • Cities and frontiers in Brazil: regional dimensions of economic development.
  • C. r. par B. Cowell, J. econ. Hist., 1978, n 2, p. 569. This book's stated purpose is to understand charges in the spatial organization of the Brazilian economy and to test propositions from location theory with data from Brazil.
  • A policy analysis of Brazil's Agriculture: is the long term strategy jeopardized at last?
  • From a development viewpoint this paper seeks to present the main long-term characteristics of the current strategy for agricultural development in Brazil. It provides an evaluation of effects of previous policies and programmes as well as scope
  • Brazil
  • Amazon Basin ; Brazil ; Colonization ; Economic history ; Natural landscape ; Population ; Settlement history ; Slavery
  • Zonal patterns of agriculture land use in the State of Paraïba, Northeast Brazil
  • This study attempts to visualize the zonal pattern of land use. It proposes a quantitative regionalization of the cultural landscape in the state of Paraiba, Northeast Brazil. The analyses suggest that the agricultural land use pattern in the state
  • The Confederados: old south immigrants in Brazil
  • Brazil ; Cultural studies ; Historical geography ; Immigration ; Land development ; Nineteenth Century ; Settlement ; São Paulo ; Years 1870-79
  • geography of their departure, journey and arrival; contributions to settlement, agriculture, and religion in Brazil; and language (they still speak a quaint form of English). - (DWG)
  • Polluted soils, polluted souls : the Rockefeller hookworm eradication campaign in São Paulo, Brazil, 1917-1926
  • Brazil ; Coffee ; Disease ; Epidemic ; Health ; Historical geography ; Medical services ; Plantation ; São Paulo
  • Discusses the philanthropy of the Rockefeller Foundation's International Health Board (IHB) in various counties of São Paulo, Brazil. Special attention is paid to the relationship between the IHB, the São Paulo Sanitary Service (SSESP
  • Slums, space and spirituality : religious diversity in contemporary Brazil
  • Brazil ; Community ; Religion ; Social change ; Town ; Urban area
  • [b1] King's Brazil Institute, King's College, London, Royaume-Uni