By Tom Winterbottom
This ebook experiences structure and literature of Rio de Janeiro, the “Marvellous City,” from the revolution of 1889 to the Olympics of 2016, taking the reader on a trip in the course of the historical past of the town. This examine deals a wide-ranging and thought-provoking perception that strikes from ruins to Modernism, from the prior to the longer term, from futebol to fiction, and from seashore to favela, to discover the spectacular feature—decadence—at the guts of this specific and likely undying city international. An cutting edge and in-depth examine of structures, books, and characters within the city’s smooth heritage, this basic new paintings units the reader within the excellent global of Rio de Janeiro.
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A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro after 1889: Glorious Decadence by Tom Winterbottom