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The Resource Porous city : a cultural history of Rio de Janeiro (from the 1810s onward), Bruno Carvalho

Porous city : a cultural history of Rio de Janeiro (from the 1810s onward), Bruno Carvalho

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Porous city : a cultural history of Rio de Janeiro (from the 1810s onward)
Title
Porous city
Title remainder
a cultural history of Rio de Janeiro (from the 1810s onward)
Statement of responsibility
Bruno Carvalho
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
During the 1990s Rio de Janeiro earned the epithet of 'divided city, ' an image underscored by the contrast between its upper-class buildings and nearby hillside 'favelas.' The city's cultural production, however, has been shaped by porous boundaries and multi-ethnic encounters. Drawing on a broad range of historical, theoretical and literary sources, Porous City generates new ways of understanding Rio's past, its role in the making of Brazilian culture, and its significance to key global debates about modernity and urban practices. This book offers an original perspective on Rio de Janeiro that
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Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carvalho, Bruno
Dewey number
981.0
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F2646.2
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Contemporary Hispanic and Lusophone cultures
Series volume
[9]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
  • Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
  • City and town life
  • Popular culture
  • Urban policy
  • HISTORY
  • City and town life
  • Civilization
  • Popular culture
  • Urban policy
  • Brazil
  • Regions & Countries - Americas
  • History & Archaeology
  • Latin America
  • Society
  • Brazilië
Label
Porous city : a cultural history of Rio de Janeiro (from the 1810s onward), Bruno Carvalho
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : in search of things past : mapping Rio -- At the centre of an imperial capital : swamps, yellow fever, and gypsy parties -- A master on the periphery of a periphery : popular music, streetcars, and the republic -- Beyond the Belle Époque : on the border of a 'divided city' -- Afro-Jewish quarter and modernist landmark -- Writing the 'cradle of Samba' : race, radio, and the price of progress -- 'It's (mostly) all true' : the death of a neighbourhood and the life of myths -- Conclusion : the future revisited : where has the past gone and where will it go?
Control code
865077595
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 235 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781385692
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5p649v
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865077595
Label
Porous city : a cultural history of Rio de Janeiro (from the 1810s onward), Bruno Carvalho
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : in search of things past : mapping Rio -- At the centre of an imperial capital : swamps, yellow fever, and gypsy parties -- A master on the periphery of a periphery : popular music, streetcars, and the republic -- Beyond the Belle Époque : on the border of a 'divided city' -- Afro-Jewish quarter and modernist landmark -- Writing the 'cradle of Samba' : race, radio, and the price of progress -- 'It's (mostly) all true' : the death of a neighbourhood and the life of myths -- Conclusion : the future revisited : where has the past gone and where will it go?
Control code
865077595
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 235 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781385692
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5p649v
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865077595

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