skip to content
Speaking of flowers : student movements and the making and remembering of 1968 in military Brazil Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Speaking of flowers : student movements and the making and remembering of 1968 in military Brazil

Author: Victoria Langland
Publisher: Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Speaking of Flowers is an innovative study of student activism during Brazil's military dictatorship (1964-85) and an examination of the very notion of student activism, which changed dramatically in response to the student protests of 1968. Looking into what made students engage in national political affairs as students, rather than through other means, Victoria Langland traces a gradual, uneven shift in how they  Read more...
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...

WorldCat

Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item

Details

Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria Langland
ISBN: 9780822352983 0822352982 9780822353126 0822353121
OCLC Number: 816030842
Description: xviii, 326 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : the molding of 1968 in military Brazil --
Constructing "the house of democratic resistance" : authority and authenticity in university student politics, 1808-1955 --
"Professional students" and political polarization : contested revolutions, 1956-1967 --
From martyrdom and militancy to memory: 1968 in Brazil --
Dark weather: the post-68 storm, 1969-1973 --
Rebuilding the house of memories, 1974-1985.
Responsibility: Victoria Langland.

Abstract:

Speaking of Flowers is an innovative study of student activism during Brazil's military dictatorship (1964-85) and an examination of the very notion of student activism, which changed dramatically in  Read more...
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"In this compelling book, Victoria Langland shows how Brazilian student activists of the 1960s generation rattled a military dictatorship, and turned into powerful symbols - martyrs and militants Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.