Stringing Together a Nation C�ndido Mariano Da Silva Rondon and the Construction of a Modern Brazil, 1906-1930

ISBN-10: 0822332493
ISBN-13: 9780822332497
Edition: 2004
Authors: Todd A. Diacon
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Book details

List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 2/4/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748

In the early 20th century, Rondon, a military engineer, led a project to build telegraph lines & roads linking the vast interior of Brazil with its coast. Diacon examines this work in the historical context of the expansion of central government & assesses its role in the establishment of a Brazilian identity.

Todd A. Diacon is Head of the History Department of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is the author of Millenarian Vision, Capitalist Reality: Brazil??'s Contestado Rebellion, 1912???1916, published by Duke University Press.

Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Stringing Togeth a People and Place
Building the Lonely Line, 1907-1915
Working and Living on the Lonely Line
The Power of Positivism
Living with Others on the Lonely Line
Selling a Person and a Product: Public Relations and the Rondon Telegraph Commission
The Legacy of the Lonely Line
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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