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The land and people of northeast Brazil

Manuel Correia de Andrade

The land and people of northeast Brazil

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Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Land tenure -- Brazil, Northeast.,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Brazil, Northeast.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementManuel Correia de Andrade ; translated by Dennis V. Johnson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22252498M
    ISBN 100826305202

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: Translation of: A terra e o homem no Nordeste. Description: xiv, pages ; 25 cm. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Andrade, Manuel Correia de Oliveira. Land and people of northeast Brazil. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, © The Northeast Region represents 18% of Brazilian territory, has a population of million people, 28% of the total population of the country, and contributes % () of Brazil's GDP.

Nearly three quarters of the population live in urban areas clustered along the Atlantic coast [ citation needed ] and about 15 million people live in the Area Region: 1, km² (, sq mi).

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