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Brazil

República Federativa do Brasil (Federative Republic of Brazil)
  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Evidence of human habitation in Brazil dates to 9000 BC. Before the Portuguese discovery and occupation of Brazil there was a large indigenous population fragmented into smaller tribes. The largest was the Tupi-Guarani, which survived the sub-tropical environment by clearing land for crops.

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  • Barry Turner

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