Some of the descriptive travel books listed in the Online Library Catalog may be memoirs or works on the politics, economics, history and culture of the country. Here are a few Brazil-specific examples:
Brazil : the once and future country (981 EA52B Main Stacks)
Brazil on the rise : the story of a country transformed (981 R636b Main Stacks)
Brazil is the new America (available through I-share)
Tristes tropiques (F2520 .L4813 1992 Undergrad)
Travelers' tales Brazil (918.1 T697 Main Stacks)
Select travel guides may be available at UIUC library. Try searching our Online Library Catalog by keyword.
You may also want to search the CU Catalog for items available at Urbana Free and Champaign Public libraries.
Here are some selected items from our collections:
Brazil - 918.1 B739 2005 (Residence Halls Ikenberry Commons Circulating Collection)
Brazil: Amazon and Pantanal: the ecotravellers' wildlife guide - 591.981 P317b (ACES)