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The history of Brazil

Author: Robert M Levine
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.
Series: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Relatively bland historical introduction for general readers emphasizes economic development, social inequality, and apparent inability of reforms to address inequality. Begins in 1500, but more than half of volume is devoted to post-1930 Brazil and contemporary issues. Getúlio Vargas is central both as a reformist turning point in politics and as a representative enigma. Useful, but much less piquant and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Levine, Robert M.
History of Brazil.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Levine
ISBN: 031303219X 9780313032196
OCLC Number: 55807412
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 208 pages) : illustrations, map.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Early Brazil (1500-1822) --
Independence and empire (1822-1889) --
The republic (1889-1930) --
The Vargas era (1930-1954) --
Dictatorship and democracy (1954-1998) --
Political culture --
Social and economic realities --
Notable people in the history of Brazil.
Series Title: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Responsibility: Robert M. Levine.
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An introduction to the history of Brazil from its origins to the 1990s. The history unfolds in narrative chronological chapters from the Portuguese conquest to the democratically elected government  Read more...

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