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By Regina R. Félix,Scott D. Juall

Brazil and France have explored each one other’s geographical and cultural landscapes for greater than years. The Brazilian je ne sais quoi has captivated the French from their first stumble upon, and the ingenuity à francesa of French creative and scholarly events has intrigued Brazilians in style. Ongoing Brazil-France interactions have ended in a few of the richest cultural exchanges among Europe and Latin America.In Cultural Exchanges among Brazil and France, prime overseas students overview those reciprocal transnational explorations, from the earliest French interventions in Brazil within the 16th century to the turning out to be mutual impact that the countries have exerted on each other within the twenty-first century. unique interdisciplinary essays study cross-cultural interactions and collaborations within the social sciences, highbrow historical past, the clicking, literature, cinema, plastic arts, structure, cartography, and activity. The comparative cultural procedure utilized in those analyses deepens the collective remedy of an important junctures within the lengthy historical past of usually harmonious, but additionally occasionally ambivalent and infrequently contentious, encounters among Brazil and France.

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