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Review Of Robert A. Hayes. The Brazilian World. Missouri: Forum Press, 1982. By Heather Fackelman Montclair State University Early Latin American Civilizations Professor Rodney Fernandes April 22, 2008
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Book Review Of Hayes, Robert A. The Brazilian World. Missouri: Forum Press, 1982 The Making of Brazil explains that Brazil is known as the giant of Latin America. With Portuguese as its predominant culture, Brazil evolved much like a country of Western Europe. The traditional Brazilian mentality is one that is a product of its relationship as a colony with the mother country, and the difficult conditions thereof. The different aspects of the country are detailed. Economically, the elite in Brazil were willing to subsist by using the natural resources of the country. Any resources that were not readily available were attained through foreign markets, and thus Brazil became dependent on foreign economies. In the political aspect, there was a clear desire to maintain flexibility within the colony. That notion combined with an avoidance of dogmatism
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