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Brazil"s developing north east

Stefan Hyman Robock

Brazil"s developing north east

a study of regional planning and foreign aid.

by Stefan Hyman Robock

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Published by Brookings Institution in Washington .
Written in English


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Brazil currently ranks 23rd among international donors Although Brazil’s overseas development assistance has risen in the past decade, as the seventh largest economy in the world, Brazil. The period of sugar-based economy ( – c. ) is known as the sugar age in Brazil. The development of the sugar complex occurred over time with a variety of models. The dependencies of the farm included a casa-grande (big house) where the owner of the farm lived with his family, and the senzala, where the slaves were kept. Geography. The North Region has an area of 3,, km 2 (1,, sq mi). In this region are the two largest Brazilian states: Amazonas and Pará, and also the three largest Brazilian municipalities: Altamira, Barcelos and São Gabriel da Cachoeira, with more of , km 2 (39, sq mi) each one.. The region is between the Guiana Shield (to the north), the central plateau of Brazil.


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