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  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Sao Paulo, Slide No. 0096. 

    Herbert Knup
    Interior decoration of the Morumbi shopping center. The luxurious shopping centers are quite a contrast from the reality of the day to day life of most Brazilians.
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Sao Paulo, Slide No. 0097. 

    Herbert Knup
    Handicraft fair in the center of Sao Paulo. Sao Paulo offers numerous markets and fairs for all budgets.
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Sao Paulo, Slide No. 0098. 

    Herbert Knup
    Street markets such as this one next to the Morumbi soccer stadium, are still found in many parts of the city, though the supermarket has replaced many of them, as many couples work today and don't have time to go to the ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Sao Paulo, Slide No. 0099. 

    Herbert Knup
    The state legislative assembly near the Ibirapuera park. It is here that the numerous socioeconomic challenges that face the city are to be addressed and need solutions. The city continues to grow and has one of the ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Sao Paulo, Slide No. 0100. 

    Herbert Knup
    Another view of Sao Paulo and the northern industrial zone from the the Santana district. Sao Paulo is still expanding its industrial base, yet its future and that of Brazil, will depend on whether sufficient job ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Sertao, Slide No. 0001. 

    Herbert Knup
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  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Sertao, Slide No. 0002. 

    Herbert Knup
    Fort Orange (PE), near the city of Recife, along the coast of the Northeast region. The history of the N ortheast and the Brazilian hinterland known as sertão begins along the coast. The Portuguese and Dutch colonizers ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Sertao, Slide No. 0003. 

    Herbert Knup
    A small chapeI and casarão (bighouse) at a sugarcane engenho (mill) in Igaraçu (PE). Northeastern sugarcane and tobacco estates dominated socioeconomic structures in the early colonial period until the 18th Century when ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Sertao, Slide No. 0004. 

    Herbert Knup
    São Bento church in Olinda (PE), near Recife. An affluent society was created by sugarcane wealth and rich landowners built lavish mansions and churches in the region.
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Sertao, Slide No. 0005. 

    Herbert Knup
    Sugarcane engenho on Itamaracá island (PE). As sugar lost its importance, the region fell into decay and the industrial revolution of the 19th and 20th century shifted all economic and politicaI power to the booming cities ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Sertao, Slide No. 0006. 

    Herbert Knup
    Fields and plantations in the agreste zone near Caruaru (PE). Between the zona-damata and the sertão is a thin transitional c1imatic and vegetational zone called the agreste, not more than 180 km wide.
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Sertao, Slide No. 0007. 

    Herbert Knup
    A basket with peeled manioc. Agricultural activities in the agreste inc1uded the cultivation of numerous subsistence crops, especially manioc, cotton, corn and beans. These crops supplied the sugarcane estates with most ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Sertao, Slide No. 0008. 

    Herbert Knup
    Children of mixed ethnic origins sifting manioc flour. The labor intensive sugar economy that was established in the zona-da-mata and agreste in the Northeast was dependent on massive infusions of African slave labor.
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Sertao, Slide No. 0009. 

    Herbert Knup
    Small boat on the São Francisco river. There are few rivers in the arid Northeast which is dominated by the sertão, covering nearly 65 % of this region and extending as far north as Piauí and south into northern Minas ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Sertao, Slide No. 0010. 

    Herbert Knup
    Zebu (a Brahma subspecies imported from India during the colonial period and interbreeded) caule herd being tended by a cowboy (vaqueiro) at sunset near Milagres (BA). ln order to supply the coastal sugar estates, urban ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Sertao, Slide No. 0011. 

    Herbert Knup
    View of Juazeiro (BA) and São Francisco river. The largest cattle herds developed in the best watered areas, especially in Bahia and Pernambuco along the São Francisco river, and later in Piauí and Maranhão. Larger cities ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Sertao, Slide No. 0012. 

    Herbert Knup
    The sertão is characterized by the caatinga or brushwood zone, where sparse vegetation exists such as here near Cícero Dantas (BA).
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Sertao, Slide No. 0013. 

    Herbert Knup
    The topology of the sertão inc1udes a number of chapadas (broad and flat uplands or table mountains) such as the region around Juazeiro do Norte (CE). While most of the year the vegetation of the sertão is brown and dry, ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Sertao, Slide No. 0014. 

    Herbert Knup
    Carnaúba palm trees growing in the water in the interior of the state of Paraíba. These trees are characteristic of the sertão and produce a wax which is used to produce candles, various kinds of polishes, and has numerous ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Sertao, Slide No. 0015. 

    Herbert Knup
    Carnaúba palm trees near Pombal (PB). Brazil has more palm species than any other country in the world and trees like the the carnaúba manage to survive in extreme arid areas.