Porous City: A Cultural History of Rio De Janeiro

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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 ...

Porous City: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro 2014, Liverpool University Press, Liverpool

ISBN-13: 9781781381649

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Porous City: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro 2013, Liverpool University Press, Liverpool

ISBN-13: 9781846319754

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