History of Brazil

ISBN-10: 0231079559

ISBN-13: 9780231079556

Edition: 3rd

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Here is a new edition of the book generally acclaimed as the best single-volume history of Brazil. It has been thoroughly revised and updated to include expanded treatment of intellectual, social, and popular history, and to provide increased coverage of labor, blacks, women, and the military in Brazilian history. Complete in breadth and chronological span, A History of Brazil is a panoramic interpretation of the Brazilian past from discovery to the present that treats the economic, social, cultural, and political evolution of Latin America's largest nation.
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List price: $42.00
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/11/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

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Interactions: New Challenges and Continuities
The Land
The Indian
The European
Discovery and Challenges
Patterns for the Future
The Colonial Experience
Social Amalgamation
Territorial Expansion
Economic and Political Dependency
Nation Building
Psychological and Intellectual Formation of Nationhood
The Braganzas in Brazil
Political Independence
Chaos Into Order
Modernization and Continuity
Coffee as a Motor of Change
Material Transformation
Progress and Dependency
Statesmen and Diplomats
Change and Continuity
New Social Groups and New Ideas
Abolition, Immigration, and Labor
The Middle Groups and the Military
Incorporating Rural Folk into Capitalism
The New Brazil
The Old Republic Ascending
The Triumph of Diplomacy
Exploiting the Amazon
The Decline of the Old Republic
The Challenge of Change
New Themes in History
Intellectual and Political Ferment
Shifting Patterns of Power
Nationalism and Industrialization
Reform, Radicalization, and Reaction
Developmental Nationalism
Growing Pains
A Political Surprise
The Promise or Threat of Reform
The Past as Present
Military Dictatorship
The Masquerade of Democracy
Frontiers of Challenge
Appendix 1: Chiefs of State of Brazil
Appendix 2: A Chronology of Significant Dates in Brazilian History
A Glossary of Portuguese Words Used in the Text
The Novel as History: A Bibliographic Essay
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