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Faculty resources for internationalization at Brenau
Last Updated: Jun 8, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Streaming Videos!

  • Brazil with Michael Palin  Icon

    Four video collection:

    Out of Africa - Brazil in the 21st century has become a global player. With a booming economy and massive social changes, there is a swagger to this once-sleeping giant.

    Amazonia - Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world - both in terms of population and geography. Over 192 million people call this land their home.

    The Road to Rio - In the third part of his Brazilian odyssey, Michael Palin visits the source of Brazil's great mineral wealth and then travels to one of the world's greatest cities.

    The Deep South - In the final episode of his travels through Brazil, Michael Palin finds many surprises as he encounters the rich diversity of the European and Asian cultures.

Global Awareness

  • Federative Republic of Brazil - CultureGrams World Edition  Icon
    We go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver an insider's perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.

    History... The People... Customs & Courtesies... Lifestyle... Society...
  • Brazil - World Factbook by the CIA
    Geography... People and Society... Government... Economy... Energy... Communications... Transportation... Military and Security
  • Brazil - Country Insights from Global Affairs Canada
    Cultural Information plus links to additional sources on History... Geography... Culture... Politics... Economy... Media
  • Brazil - Culture Crossing Guide
    Very basic social facts
  • Brazil 2015 Country Review
    An in-depth 250 page overview of political, economic, social, and environmental conditions.
  • Brazil Country Profile - BBC News
    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.
  • Brazil Guide: Language, Culture, Customs and Etiquette
    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!
  • Brazil: Five Centuries of Change  Icon
    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 Sciences

The Arts

Civic Engagement


  • Brazil Country Commercial Guide
    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.
  • Doing Business in Brazil
    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.
  • Deloitte: Doing Business in Brazil  Icon
    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.

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