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The throes of democracy : Brazil since 1989

Author: Bryan McCann
Publisher: London [England] : Zed Books : Ferwood Pub., ©2008
Series: Global history of the present.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the 1980s, Brazil emerged from two decades of military dictatorship and embarked on an experiment in full democracy for the first time in the nation's history Since then, Brazilians have sought to live up to the ideals of this experiment while negotiating dramatic economic and cultural transformations. In The Throes of Democracy Bryan McCann gives a panoramic view of this process, exploring the relationships  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xiv, 175 p. : 1 map
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan McCann
ISBN: 9781780345093 1780345097
OCLC Number: 782853967
Description: 1 online resource (17 entries) : 2 images, digital files.
Contents: The rise of the left --
Urban crisis --
Back to the land --
Different drummers --
The Pentecostal boom --
Making culture in digital Brazil.
Series Title: Global history of the present.
Other Titles: Brazil since 1989
Responsibility: Bryan McCann.

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In the 1980s, Brazil emerged from two decades of military dictatorship and embarked on a bold experiment in democracy. This book explores that tumultuous time.  Read more...

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'The Throes of Democracy offers a perceptive, and highly readable, interpretation of Brazil's recent past and present. An astute observer of politics, social mores, and popular culture, Bryan McCann Read more...

 
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