By Tom Winterbottom
This booklet reviews 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 during the heritage of town. This examine bargains a wide-ranging and thought-provoking perception that strikes from ruins to Modernism, from the previous to the long run, from futebol to fiction, and from seashore to favela, to discover the astonishing feature—decadence—at the guts of this detailed and probably undying city global. An leading edge and in-depth research of constructions, books, and characters within the city’s smooth background, this primary new paintings units the reader within the wonderful international of Rio de Janeiro.
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A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro after 1889: Glorious Decadence by Tom Winterbottom