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GRANDE VITÓRIA Expansão urbana na cidade de Manaus de 2002 e 2003 By DIOGO GONZAGA TORRES NETO
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A população mundial em 1999 ultrapassou a barreira dos seis bilhões, duplicando em menos de 40 anos, isso implica em um ritmo anual de 1,2% ao ano. Conseqüentemente a cada... More > ano, 77 milhões de pessoas necessitam de alimentos para sobreviverem. Segundo estimativas da Organização das Nações Unidas – ONU, a população global atingirá uma marca entre 7,9 bilhões e 10,9 bilhões por volta de 2050. Dos 6,4 bilhões de habitantes, um quinto é representado por indivíduos que vivem em regiões desenvolvidas, como a Europa e a América do Norte (WACKERNAGEL, 1996).< Less
A Journey in Brazil: A Travel Journal of Rio de Janeiro, Manaus, the Amazon River and Rainforests, Featuring Brazilian History, Food, Culture and the Native South Americans By Louis Agassiz
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Louis Agassiz sheds insight into Brazil's history: his travels took place in the 1860s, when the country was undergoing great change as an Empire and grappling with its this development. The author... More > offers accounts of a Brazil now lost to time; observations of the urban culture and life, and the natural habitat of the countryside and forests, offer immense insight into the era. Most of the text is written as a narrative diary, wherein Agassiz observes and describes traversing colonial-era Rio de Janeiro, the city of Manaus, the Amazon river, various villages, and the vast rainforests. As a zoologist, Agassiz's interest in the wildlife present in Brazil form a recurring theme. However, the text is careful not to dwell on matters obscure or scientific; while the author at work, he also covers matters of culture and day-to-day life. Anecdotes include Brazil's Emperor Pedro II arranging room chairs that he sits equally with other attendees - reasoning that science does not distinguish people by position.< Less
A Journey in Brazil: A Travel Journal of Rio de Janeiro, Manaus, the Amazon River and Rainforests, Featuring Brazilian History, Food, Culture and the Native South Americans (Hardcover) By Louis Agassiz
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Louis Agassiz sheds insight into Brazil's history: his travels took place in the 1860s, when the country was undergoing great change as an Empire and grappling with its this development. The author... More > offers accounts of a Brazil now lost to time; observations of the urban culture and life, and the natural habitat of the countryside and forests, offer immense insight into the era. Most of the text is written as a narrative diary, wherein Agassiz observes and describes traversing colonial-era Rio de Janeiro, the city of Manaus, the Amazon river, various villages, and the vast rainforests. As a zoologist, Agassiz's interest in the wildlife present in Brazil form a recurring theme. However, the text is careful not to dwell on matters obscure or scientific; while the author at work, he also covers matters of culture and day-to-day life. Anecdotes include Brazil's Emperor Pedro II arranging room chairs that he sits equally with other attendees - reasoning that science does not distinguish people by position.< Less
Aspectos da Isenção do ICMS na Remessa de Mercadorias para a Zona Franca de Manaus By João Guilherme Simões Herrera et al.
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Este livro trata da isenção do Imposto sobre a Circulação de Mercadorias por remetente paulista a destinatário situado na Zona Franca de Manaus. A abordagem tem por... More > escopo demonstrar a problemática enfrentada pela fiscalização tributária, sob a ótica do Tribunal de Impostos e Taxas do Estado de São Paulo, no combate às fraudes, a fim de evitar a sonegação e a declaração falsa de remessa àquela região. Busca-se demonstrar como deve ser tratada a operação nas hipóteses em que os sujeitos não comprovam o internamento da mercadoria na Zona Franca de Manaus, em especial quanto à base de cálculo do ICMS.< Less
Brazil ~ 2011 By Keith Siegel
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A slightly longer paperback version of my photo book, "Brazil 2011", which chronicles our first trip to Brazil to see my lifelong friend and be part of his wedding. This was an amazing... More > trip, where we met many incredible people and formed new friendships. Enjoy!< Less
Impressions of the Amazon By Marcelo Rabanal
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Photographic impressions of my first trip to the Amazon. These images give an idea of the uniqueness of this wonderful corner of the planet.
Honeymoon in Brazil- 1995 By Peter Detlev Kirmsse
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Our honeymoon during Spring 1995 is elucidated in English.We visited and participated in Brasilian CARNAVAL in cities such as Rio de Janeiro, Salvador-Bahia,Florianopolis.We also enjoyed the beaches... More > there. And we admired the nature and people in the South (Porto Alegre) and in the Amazone area (Manaus). Also made a short visit at Natal.The annex contains a summary in German.< Less
Everyone Comes from Belterra v2 New By Deji Olukotun
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An historical fiction tale about the rise and fall of Ford's ambitious experiment to grow rubber in the Brazilian Amazon. From Model T's to capoeira fights, this novel traces the lives of an... More > American manager and a Brazilian rubber tapper as they attempt to hold together a town ravaged by greed - and a startling new discovery.< Less
Everyone Comes from Belterra v3 By Deji Olukotun
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An historical fiction tale about the rise and fall of Ford's ambitious experiment to grow rubber in the Brazilian Amazon. From Model T's to capoeira fights, this novel traces the lives of an... More > American manager and a Brazilian rubber tapper as they attempt to hold together a town ravaged by greed - and a startling new discovery.< Less
Everyone Comes from Belterra v4 By Deji Olukotun
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An historical fiction tale about the rise and fall of Ford's ambitious experiment to grow rubber in the Brazilian Amazon. From Model T's to capoeira fights, this novel traces the lives of an... More > American manager and a Brazilian rubber tapper as they attempt to hold together a town ravaged by greed - and a startling new discovery.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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