Social change in Brazil.

by Thales de Azevedo

Publisher: University of Florida Press in Gainesville

Written in English
Published: Pages: 83 Downloads: 472
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    • Brazil -- Social conditions.
    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      SeriesThe Latin American monograph series,, 22
      LC ClassificationsHN287 .A95
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 83 p.
      Number of Pages83
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5901846M
      LC Control Number63062968

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Biography. Rosa attended the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre, where he graduated with a degree in agronomic engineering.

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