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Brazil: Royal Route, Salvador & Chapada

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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.

Essential Reading

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Brazil on the Rise, The Story of a Country Transformed

Brazil on the Rise, The Story of a Country Transformed

by Larry Rohter

  • HISTORY
  • 2012
  • PAPER
  • 304 PAGES

Former New York Times bureau chief in Rio de Janeiro, Rohter explores the history, economy, culture and contradictions of Brazil, delivering an insightful portrait of this increasingly powerful -- and endlessly fascinating -- country. (BZL92, $17.00)

Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands

Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands

by Jorge Amado

  • LITERATURE
  • 2006
  • PAPER
  • 576 PAGES

The best known novel by Brazil's much loved author. Amado spins a satiric tale of a young cooking teacher in Salvador, Bahia, who is haunted by her first husband, a philandering ne'er do well who dropped dead at carnival. (BZL35, $15.95)

Eyewitness Guide Brazil

Eyewitness Guide Brazil

by DK Publishing

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2012
  • PAPER
  • 488 PAGES

A beautifully illustrated guide covering Brazil's history, culture, music and diverse natural attractions. (BZL67, $30.00)

Brazil Map

Brazil Map

by Borch Maps

  • 2006
  • MAP

A handy folded, laminated map of Brazil at a scale of 1:4,000,000. Includes Buenos Aires and Montevideo. (BZL17, $11.95)

 

Bahia State Map, Brazil


by Quatro Rodas

  • REFERENCE
  • 2006
  • MAP

Regional map at a scale 1:1,650,000. (BZL69, $13.95)

Bradt Travel Guide Bahia

Bradt Travel Guide Bahia


by Alex Robinson

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 192 PAGES

This practical, authoritative guide covers Brazil's splendid northeast with style. (BZL95, $25.99)

Brazil in Focus, A Guide to the People, Politics, and Culture

Brazil in Focus, A Guide to the People, Politics, and Culture


by Jan Rocha

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2000
  • PAPER
  • 100 PAGES

This slim guide focuses on the history of Brazil, its cultural heritage and current political, environmental and economic challenges. With maps, photographs and some travel information. (BZL03, $12.95)

Culture Smart! Brazil

Culture Smart! Brazil


by Sandra Branco

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2014
  • PAPER
  • 168 PAGES

A concise, well-illustrated and practical guide to local customs, etiquette and culture. (BZL54, $9.95)

Chapters of Brazil's Colonial History 1500-1800


by Capistrano de Abreu

  • HISTORY
  • 1998
  • PAPER
  • 272 PAGES

Superbly translated, Capistrano de Abreu's landmark history combines sharp portraits of dramatic events with insightful social history and detailed sketches of daily life. (BZL98, $39.99)

The Brazilians

The Brazilians


by Joseph Page

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 1996
  • PAPER
  • 540 PAGES

A clear, comprehensive and compelling introduction to Brazil, covering politics, history, economics, ecology, conservation and culture. (AMZ16, $22.95)

The Slave Trade

The Slave Trade


by James Walvin

  • HISTORY
  • 2011
  • PAPER
  • 144 PAGES

Photographs, paintings and contemporary maps give insight into the reality and global impact of the transatlantic slave trade in this lively entry in the History Files series. (ATL38, $24.95)

Samba

Samba


by Alma Guillermoprieto

  • TRAVEL NARRATIVE
  • 1991
  • PAPER
  • 244 PAGES

A memorable account of samba music and life on the coast of Brazil by the multi-talented Guillermoprieto. A dancer herself, she lived in Manguiera, a favela near Rio known for its samba school. Nominated for a National Book Award. (BZL38, $16.00)

Brazil, A Traveler's Literary Companion

Brazil, A Traveler's Literary Companion


by Alexis Levitin

  • ANTHOLOGY
  • 2009
  • PAPER
  • 256 PAGES

The latest in the excellent series, the diverse stories in this enticing anthology edited by Levitin introduce Brazil and a host of contemporary writers, including greats like Jorge Amado and Machado de Assis as well as newcomers. (BZL83, $14.95)

Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon


by Jorge Amado

  • LITERATURE
  • 2006
  • PAPER
  • 448 PAGES

In this spirited comic novel of a young (and beautiful) woman, Amado conjurs the spirit, life and customs of frontier life on the cocoa plantations of 1920s Ilheus in northeastern Brazil. (BZL34, $16.00)

Field Guide Birds of Brazil

Field Guide Birds of Brazil


by Ber Van Perlo

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2009
  • PAPER
  • 496 PAGES

This comprehensive field guide features 187 beautifully drawn full-color plates with over 1,800 species accounts, including a distribution map for each species. (BZL75, $39.95)

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