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Describes the social conditions in northeastern Brazil, including high infant mortality and state-sponsored violence
Table of Contents
|Prologue: Sugar House|
|Introduction: Tropical Sadness|
|O Nordeste: Sweetness and Death|
|Bom Jesus: One Hundred Years Without Water|
|Reciprocity and Dependency: The Double Ethic of Bom Jesus|
|Deliacute;rio de Fome: The Madness of Hunger|
|Nervoso: Medicine, Sickness, and Human Needs|
|Everday Violence: Bodies, Death, and Silence|
|Two Feet Under and a Cardboard Coffin: The Social Production of Indifference to Child Death|
|(M)Other Love: Cultue, Scarcity, and Maternal Thinking|
|Our Lady of Sorrows: A Political Economy of the Emotions|
|A Knack for Life: The Everyday Tactics of Survival|
|Carnaval: The Dance Against Death|
|De Profundis: Out of the Depths|
|Epilogue: Acknowledgments and Then Some Notes|
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