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Urban Studies Director Zephyr Frank Uses Literature to Explore History of Rio de Janeiro

Aug 2 2016
Zephyr Frank headshot with cover of his book, Reading Rio de Janeiro
L.A. Cicero

Stanford historian and Urban Studies director Zephyr Frank used both literary and spatial analysis to understand the roots of inequality in Rio de Janeiro.  He spoke to the Stanford News Service about the findings of his new book, Reading Rio de Janeiro: Literature and Society in the Nineteenth CenturyRead the full story of Frank's new book.