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  • Alchemist - 1,622 words
    Alchemist Paulo Coelho was born in Rio de Janiero in 1947 and before his career as a best-selling author, he was a playwright, theatre director, hippie, and popular songwriter for some of Brazil's leading pop artists. In 1986 he took a pilgrimage along that Road of Santiago and this would be the center of the plot of the book, The Pilgrimage, which was published in 1987. His second book was named The Alchemist and was published in 1988. This book has gone to number one in 29 countries and Coelho has been regarded as the most widely read contemporary writers. The Alchemist was one of the top ten international best sellers of 1998. His work has been published in more than 100 countries and is ...
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  • Banking Concept Of Education - 1,231 words
    Banking Concept Of Education A brief analysis of "The Banking Concept of Education" There have always been numerous theories in relationship to the inadequacy of our education system here in the United States, as well as elsewhere in the world. The education of our children does not seem to be working and ahs also become a very complex and confusing subject, as many immigrants move into the country requiring special language instruction, unnecessary classes such as art and music are removed, adequate funding for materials is harder to obtain, and children live in fear of violence within their classrooms. These are the main concerns of the educational system today, but these may well not be t ...
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  • Biography Of Pele - 441 words
    Biography of Pele Edson Arantes do Nascimento, more widely admired by the world as "Pel", was born on October 23, 1940, in a small village in Brasil called Trs Coraes in the Brasilian state of Minas Gerais. He was baptized in the municipal church called Igreja da Sagrada Famlia de Jesus, Maria e Jos. His father, Joo Ramos do Nascimento, or Dondinho, as he was known in the soccer world, was also a professional player. He was well-known as one of the best-heading players in his time. He was a center forward for Fluminense until an injury kept him from playing professional division one soccer. His mother Celeste gave Pel and the rest of his family attention to their needs and a lot of love. Whe ...
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  • Boal, Augusto Notes - 1,618 words
    Boal, Augusto- Notes Brazilian Augusto Boal was raised in Rio de Janeiro. He was formally trained in chemical engineering and attended Columbia University in the late 1940's and early 1950's. Although his interest and participation in theatre began at an early age, it was just after he finished his doctorate at Columbia that he was asked to return to Brazil to work with the Arena Theatre in So Paulo. His work at the Arena Theatre led to his experimentation with new forms of theatre that would have an extraordinary impact on traditional practice. Birth of the Spect-Actor Prior to his experimentation, and following tradition, audiences were invited to discuss a play at the end of the performan ...
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  • Boal, Augusto Notes - 1,611 words
    ... out this liberatory approach to community animation. ------ The writings and workshops of Augusto Boal have influenced many theatre makers and social change organizations around the world. Combining many of the aspects of IMPROVISATION with some of the techniques associated with J.L. MORENO's concept of SOCIODRAMA, Boal's unique synthesis extends Brecht's Epic Theater concepts into a new realm of practicality. Groups which use Boal's methods vary widely. GROUPS: HEADLINES THEATRE David Diamond and Headlines Theatre have been doing TO work (they now call it Theatre for Living) in Canada for the last 13 years. They do 15-20 sessions per year, including a recent series on gay and lesbian yo ...
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  • Brazilian Economy - 1,055 words
    Brazilian Economy An Economy Recovering From Chaos. Brazil earned the reputation of being a "miracle economy" in the late 1960s when double-digit annual growth rates were recorded and the structure of the economy underwent rapid change. Since 1981, however, Brazils economic performance has been poor in comparison to its potential. The countrys dramatic reduction in output growth, which averaged an annual GDP growth of only 1.5 percent over 1980-93, reflected its inability to respond to the events of the late 1970s and 1980s. Some events that took place during this period were: the oil shock, increases in real interest rates, the debt crisis, and the resulting cutoff of foreign credit and for ...
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  • Brazils Current Film Industry - 1,720 words
    Brazil's Current Film Industry Brazil's Current Film Industry In this paper I will discuss Brazil and its current film industry. I will elucidate its role in the Brazilian economy, and also what part the government deals in the industry itself. Certain Brazilian films will be given as representations towards my theories. Within a year of the Lumiere brothers first experiment in Paris in 1896, the cinematograph machine appeared in Rio de Janeiro. Ten years later, the capital boasted 22 cinema houses and the first Brazilian feature film, The Stranglers by Antonio Leal, had been screened. From then on Brazils film industry made continuous progress and, although it has never been large, its outp ...
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  • Business Course Assignment - 1,304 words
    BUSINESS COURSE ASSIGNMENT FACTORS AFFECTING LOCATION OF A CAR MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY Location: Sao Paulo in Brazil Sao Paulo is a perfect location for a car manufacturing industry. It is situated on the coast of Brazil, and is near by to local resources. The many reasons to why I have chosen Sao Paulo and why it is suitable for a car Manufacturing site are: 1. There is good access to large amounts of cheap land 2. There is access to cheap labour; Mexican immigrants and local Brazilians 3. Near natural resources; large iron and steel industry The Amazon forest which supplies many resources , manganese, nickel, timber, phosphates, platinum, tin, uranium, petroleum 4. Good transport links; the ...
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  • Deforestation - 928 words
    Deforestation Deforestation When the Portuguese landed in Brazil 500 years ago the sight that greeted them was of a huge rain forest, which then ran along much of Brazil's Atlantic coast. In more recent times, there has been an outcry over the destruction of the much larger Amazon forest. But its devastation is nothing compared to Brazil's Atlantic forest. About 86% of Brazil's Amazon forest is still intact but only about 7% of the Atlantic forest remains. In this paper, I will explain why the Atlantic forest was destroyed, why deforestation happens, and the effects of rain forest destruction and the effect it is having on the Earth. Much of the Atlantic forest was destroyed to make way for ...
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  • Holocaust - 1,339 words
    Holocaust A Terrible Tragedy The human tragedy of the Holocaust was the systematic annihilation of millions of Jews by the Nazi regime during World War II. The adversity of this persecution influenced not only the European arena, but also peoples from all over the globe and their ideas. The impact caused by this ethnic cleansing was enormous. Peoples lives were drastically changed as they were persecuted and tortured. Families were taken out of their homes and forced to move to distant locations in exile. Their destinations were unknown and their future was also unsettled for they did not know what would await them. That is exactly what happened to Esther Hautzig, the writer of The Endless S ...
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  • Keeping The Rabble In Line - 3,628 words
    ... in the world. Also, it's dependent, unlike the United States -- which has plenty of internal resources and enough military power to control other sources of raw materials -- on trade for resources and raw materials as well. Also, the Japanese, when you look at the numbers, look very rich. But if you look at the way people live, they don't look very rich. People are crammed into tiny apartments. They live a highly coerced and submissive existence. If you develop any reasonable quality of life standards, Japan would not rank very high by many measures, although it ranks quite high in others, like health, for example. So it's a mixed story. It think there are serious weaknesses in that eco ...
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  • Pablo Picasso - 1,532 words
    Pablo Picasso Alfonso 4 One of the Picasso favorite pastimes was during the first winter of the First World War was learning Russian. It was a fasicination with Russia and mostly a fascination with the Barones Helen dOettingen. Part f Picasso seductiveness was his willingness to be seduced, and he and the Barones spent many long evenings together, absorbed, as far as the world was concerned, in advancing his knowledge of Russia (Cooper 15). At the same time when Picasso was having one of his many flings, Eva became very sick. When Eva was hospitalized, that was the first time Picasso was alone in years. He went to see her everyday at the hospital, but he needed someone to comfort him during ...
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  • Should Marijuana Be Legalized - 1,391 words
    Should Marijuana Be Legalized? The controversy of legalizing marijuana has been raging for quite a while in America. From some people pushing it for medical purposes to pott-heads just wanting to get high legally. Marijuana has been used for years as a popular drug for people who want to get a high. All this time it has been illegal and now it looks as if the drug may become legal. There has been heated debate by many sides giving there opinion in the issue. These people are not only left wing liberals either. Richard Brookhiser, a National Review Senior editor is openly supportive of medical marijuana yet extremely conservative in his writing for National Review (Brookhiser 27). He is for m ...
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  • The Mafia - 1,290 words
    The Mafia The Mafia The Mafia, a well-known crime organization, is still prevalent in society today. In the past five years the Sicilian Mafia has taken some heavy hits, with the murders of two leading prosecutors in Mafia-related trials (Coming back). The prosecutors were Giovanni Falcone ( see picture), and Paulo Borsellino. Their successors have managed to put behind bars their murderers and an entire Mafia "cupola" ( Coming Back). So what exactly is the Mafia? And where did it originate? The word "Mafia" has two meanings, one is that it means "manly" and the other is " Morte alla Franca Italia Anela" which means, " death to France is Italys cry" ( Mafia History). The meaning came from th ...
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  • The Population In Brazil Consists Of 144 Million People Brazil Is One Of The Fastestgrowing Nations In The Western Hemisphere - 1,407 words
    The population in Brazil consists of 144 million people. Brazil is one of the fastest-growing nations in the Western Hemisphere. Its population is increasing at the rate of about 2 % a year. The constitution of Brazil gives the president tremendous powers. For example, the president may intervene in affairs of Brazil's states. The chief executive may even create new states from existing ones. Brazil has three main ethnic groups-whites, blacks, and people of mixed ancestry. Most of the whites are from Europe. According to the Brazilian government whites make up about 60% of the nation's population, and people of mixed races form about 30%. However, the government of Brazil counts many lightsk ...
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  • Trabajo Practico De Estudos - 2,804 words
    Trabajo Practico De Estudos Trabajo practico de Estudos Socciales Tema Brasil Introduccin Brasil, repblica de Sudamrica que constituye el pas ms grande del subcontinente, pues ocupa casi la mitad de su superficie. Est limitada al norte por Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guayana Francesa y el ocano Atlntico; al este por el ocano Atlntico; al sur por Uruguay; al oeste por Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia y Per y al noroeste por Colombia. La repblica tiene frontera comn con todos los pases de Sudamrica excepto Chile y Ecuador. Brasil es el quinto pas ms grande del mundo (despus de Rusia, China, Canad y Estados Unidos). La superficie total de Brasil es de 8.547.403 km2, su distancia mxima de norte a su ...
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  • Trabajo Practico De Estudos - 3,019 words
    ... cen en la regin costera. Entre las frutas autctonas y ampliamente cultivadas estn pias, higos, chirimoyas, mangos, bananas, guayabas, uvas y naranjas. La vegetacin en los valles de los ros existentes en la regin de la meseta es exuberante, pero en las tierras altas los bosques, constituidos en su mayora por especies de hoja caduca, son mucho menos densos. Esta zona tambin tiene extensas zonas de arbustos y llanuras sin rboles. Las conferas crecen en aquellas reas donde predominan las condiciones de clima templado. En las zonas ridas de la regin de la meseta, los cactus y otras plantas de espinos son habituales. La fauna de Brasil es tambin extremadamente variada y difiere en muchos aspec ...
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  • Why Presidentialism Is Undesirable In A Newly Founded Democracy: Brazils Struggle To Liberalize - 1,650 words
    Why Presidentialism is Undesirable in a Newly Founded Democracy: Brazil's Struggle to Liberalize Brazil's transformation from an authoritarian regime to a presidential democracy was a slow and faltered attempt. From the early suggestions of democratic development, there were both administrations that contributed to democratic growth, as well as administrations that opposed this liberalization. This led to an instability in the Brazilian form of democratic government, their economy, and their political parties. The people's reactions to these instabilities confirm the fact that the Brazilian democratic regime was not working effectively. Even though Brazil was governed under a democratic syst ...
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