Profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions. They also include audio and video clips from BBC archives.
Useful for researching Brazilian culture, customs, manners, etiquette, values and wanting to understand the people better. This is a very basic level introduction and is not meant to stereotype all Brazilian people you may meet!
A comprehensive timeline of Brazilian political, social, economic, and cultural history. Images, discussion questions, essays, and charts organized according to topic within each chapter. Theme pages with information on recurring threads within Brazilian history. A glossary A list of recommended historic literature and films on key themes
Health Conditions and Trends. In recent decades, Brazil has made substantial improvements in living conditions and in the state of health of the population. This progress is associated with the political, economic, and social changes that have benefited the country. Nevertheless, major challenges remain.
What were the main issues at stake in Brazilian modernism? How did the necessities and demands of the national context shape the country’s modernist art practices in the twentieth-century? These questions are addressed by Tadeu Chiarelli, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art – University of São Paulo, who surveys the major figures in Brazilian modern art from the early years of the century to Neo-Concrete and Post-Concrete innovations that continue into the present.
Provides a broad overview of the market and the top reasons why U.S. companies should consider exporting to Brazil. Recommends strategies for entering the market and summarizes challenges or barriers for U.S. companies.
This booklet is designed to give some general information to those contemplating doing business in Brazil. It covers general information, economic structure and business environment, foreign investment and business opportunities, regulatory environment, financial sector, and labor relations.
Includes Brazilian Panorama (Overview of Brazil, The Political and Institutional Panorama, Brazilian History, Business Structure in Brazil, Brazil in the World, BRICS, Latin America), Investment in Brazil, The Legal and Tax System, The Capital Market.