Dangerous Encounters: Meanings of Violence in a Brazilian City

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This book examines violence in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, looking at two conceptually linked forms of perilous face-to-fact encounters: Carnival, a bacchanalian festival, and briga, a potentially lethal street confrontation.

Dangerous Encounters: Meanings of Violence in a Brazilian City 1995, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804725897

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Dangerous Encounters: Meanings of Violence in a Brazilian City 1992, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804719261

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