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Nonfiction » Travel » By region » South America » Brazil
Before 1492, the Portuguese Discovery of America by John D. Irany
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
BEFORE 1492 presents a compelling argument that decades before Columbus set sail from Spain, Portuguese mariners discovered Brazil while searching for a sea route to India. The evidence for this theory is a map now on permanent display at the Library of Congress. Baffling features of the map - called the Waldseemüller map - can only be explained by Portuguese discovery of America prior to 1492.
Assalto by Pascale Florant
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 46,480. Language: French. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Témoin d’un hold-up meurtrier à São Paulo, Gabrielle va se retrouver plongée au cœur d’une enquête qui va la mener des favelas jusqu’au sommet d’un prestigieux établissement financier. Saura-t-elle trouver sur qui compter entre un commissaire de police fatigué, une ex-copine de coloc en détresse et une bande de cols blancs lancés à sa poursuite ?
TRAILBLAZERS Stories of Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Rio de Janeiro 1988-2005 by Hywel Teague
Price: Free! Words: 14,000. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Nine prominent black belts from the international Brazilian jiu-jitsu community recount their experiences of training jiu-jitsu in Rio de Janeiro between 1988-2005.
Porto Alegre - The Essential Travel Guide by Camila Santos Simmons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,020. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This guide will show you some major tourist spots in Porto Alegre and also little places loved by the locals. More than a hundred entries including bars, restaurants, nightclubs, shops and tours. Special chapters include safety tips, activities for cultural immersion, tips on how to make friends and suggestions for anyone wanting to get involved with local charities.
Trying to Understand Brazilian Culture: Memoir of a Brit in São Paulo by Andrew Creelman
Price: $6.91 USD. Words: 34,140. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Within this book, some incredibly highbrow questions are explored about Brazil. Does it really resemble a giant, dangerous game of Grand Theft Auto? What’s it like to live in a football-mad country? Are ALL Brazilian women beautiful? What is it like to teach here? And perhaps the most important question of all is addressed within these pages: why, oh why, do Brazilians wear so little on the beach?
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Attache Extraordinaire: Vernon A. Walters and Brazil - Henry Kissinger, President Eisenhower, Humberto de Alencar Castello Branco, Averell Harriman by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,150. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Vernon Anthony Walters was a military, diplomatic and intelligence officer and emissary for several American presidents. Throughout a busy professional career, he witnessed and participated in various important events of the twentieth century, including the Second World War, the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and the fall of the Berlin Wall, among others.
Welcome to Rio de Janeiro the guide by Tatiani Loro
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013 by Robert Leeuwerink. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The World Youth Day 2013. About the origins of Catholicism in Brazil and Rio de Janeiro. The Cities culture, the main tourist points,the most important churches and beaches of the city.
Rio de Janeiro On $50 A Day! (How To Have A Life In Rio de Janeiro On The CHEAP!) by Bernard Asagai
Price: Free! Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book is intended to assist travelers in their attempts to have a low-cost, fun filled and highly memorable time in Rio de Janeiro. It has been created from an on-the-ground perspective to assist the traveler control their cash-flow.
Paradise...my ass! by Tony Fitzsimmons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,530. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Prompted by their presence on a Thai beach on Boxing Day 2004 where they witnessed at first hand the tragic consequences of the tsunami Tony and his wife Sue sold up and moved to Brazil where they opened a guest house in a tiny fishing village on the Island of Boipeba. With a scant knowledge of the local language and no previous experience in the hospitality business what could possibly go wrong?
A Different Shade of Travel (Home and Abroad): One Man's Look At The World And America Through Travel by Joseph Brazer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,700. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)(5.00 from 1 review)
Ever thought about visiting exotic countries? How about traveling and experiencing stereotypes and prejudices? Maybe you have lived abroad and returned home to find your opinions and outlook on life and the world have dramatically changed. A Different Shade of Travel (Home and Abroad) delves deeper inside how traveling and living abroad changes us and reshapes our opinions of the world.