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Intimate ironies

modernity and the making of middle-class lives in Brazil

by Brian Philip Owensby

  • 52 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Brazil,
  • Brazil.
    • Subjects:
    • Middle class -- Brazil -- History,
    • Social change -- Brazil

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-322) and index.

      StatementBrian P. Owensby.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT690.B7 O95 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[xiii], 332 p. ;
      Number of Pages332
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL383633M
      ISBN 100804733600
      LC Control Number98046129

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