The Brazilian Dream

Two programmes marking the 500th anniversary of modern Brazil.

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Jan Rocha examines the claim that Brazil is a model multi-racial society. She travels to Salvador in the north-west of the country to focus on the history of the majority black population and asks why race relations in Brazil have been - seemingly - unmarked by racial strife.

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Jan Rocha examines the claim that Brazil is a model multi-racial society. She travels to Salvador in the north-west of the country to focus on the history of the majority black population and asks why race relations in Brazil have been - seemingly - unmarked by racial strife.

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Jan Rocha concludes two programmes marking the 500th anniversary of modern Brazil by examining modernity in the face of underdevelopment. She visits Brasilia, the futuristic capital, and discovers that the dream of creating an egalitarian utopia never made it to reality.

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Jan Rocha concludes two programmes marking the 500th anniversary of modern Brazil by examining modernity in the face of underdevelopment. She visits Brasilia, the futuristic capital, and discovers that the dream of creating an egalitarian utopia never made it to reality.