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Dangerous Encounters: Meanings of Violence in a Brazilian City

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This book examines violence in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, looking at two conceptually linked forms of perilous face-to-fact encounters: Carnival, a bacchanalian festival, and briga, a potentially lethal street confrontation.
Paperback, 308 pages
Published January 1st 1995 by Stanford University Press (first published January 1st 1992)
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