Brazil's Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, The Olympics, by Dave Zirin

By Dave Zirin

The folks of Brazil celebrated after they figured out they'd be webhosting the 2014 international Cup - the world's most-viewed carrying event - and the 2016 Olympics. Now they're protesting in numbers the rustic haven't visible in many years, with Brazilians taking to the streets to attempt to reclaim the activities they love yet see being corrupted by way of robust company pursuits and greed. during this compelling new e-book, Dave Zirin examines how activities and politics are colliding in notable style in Brazil, establishing up a global dialog at the tradition and politics of game.

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Part Two, the history of the Incas intended for Bartolome de las Casas, was appropriated in Seville by Inquisitor Licentiate Andres Gasco. Only a royal order forced the inquisitor to send the manuscript to the Council of the Indies. Philip II wrote to Gasco from Monzon on 29 November 1563: HI am informed that you have two books written by the hand of one Pedro de Cieza . . that deal with matters of Peru . . " 66 Cieza's brother and executor, Rodrigo de Cieza, then priest of Castilleja de la Cuesta, sent a series of petitions to the Council of the Indies beginning 19 October 1568.

Queen Christina died in Rome in 1689 and her library, which included Historia Peruana unius annie Hispanice, was sold to the future Pope Alexander VII, who eventually donated his collection to the Vatican Archive. The adventures of the manuscript, which began in the Americas in the sixteenth century, did not end there, however. During the Napoleonic wars, the French occupied Rome, and as in many other parts ofthe world, the foreign forces could not resist taking souvenirs back to their homeland.

75 Cieza intended to write another narrative, one in which he would have expanded on the early European exploration of Colombia's northeast, including a close description of the many expeditions in which he had also taken part. " 76 24 INTRODUCTION The Missing Manuscript The fate of Pa-rt Three of Cieza's chronicle prior to its discovery by the Italian historian Francesca CantU in the Vatican Library in the 1970S is difficult to trace. According to Cieza's wishes, the manuscript of Part Two and Part Three was either to be published by his executors or to be sent to Bartolome de las Casas.

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