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Revolution in the terra do sol the Cold War in Brazil

Revolution in the terra do sol the Cold War in Brazil

Author: Sarah Sarzynski
Publisher: Stanford, California Stanford University Press [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Introduction : tropes of o Nordeste : contested visions of the region during the Cold War -- Revolution in Brazil : historical context and key players -- Masculinity, barbarism and honor : representations of the cangaceiro -- The coronel and the rural poor : narratives of class struggle -- Racialized representations : slavery, abolition and quilombos -- Religion as a political tool : resurrecting Canudos and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Sarzynski
ISBN: 9781503603691 1503603695 9781503605596 1503605590
OCLC Number: 1028540335
Description: ix, 334 Seiten Illustrationen, Karten
Responsibility: Sarah Sarzynski


This book examines how entrenched beliefs about Brazil's Northeast region as backwards, barbaric, and violent influenced the trajectory of projects intended to solve the problem of rural poverty  Read more...


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