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Author Smallman, Shawn C.

Title Fear & memory in the Brazilian army and society, 1889-1954 / Shawn C. Smallman
Published Chapel Hill [N.C.] : University of North Carolina Press, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 265 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Officers versus Politicians, 1889-1930; 2. Chaos, Communism, and Terror, 1930-1937; 3. The Meaning of Independence, 1937-1945; 4. The Struggle over Petroleum, 1945-1948; 5. The Clash of Ideologies, 1949; 6. The Victory of the Nationalists, 1949-1951; 7. Betrayal, Torture, and Suicide, 1951-1954; 8. The Foundations of Military Rule; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary For more than half a century, the Brazilian army used fear and censorship to alter history and create its own political myths. Drawing on oral histories, secret police documents and other sources recently made available, the author offers a revisionist interpretation of Brazil's political history
Analysis Electronic books
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-256) and index
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Subject Brazil. Exército -- Political activity.
Civil-military relations -- Brazil -- History.
Sociology, Military -- Brazil.
Brazil -- History -- 1889-
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2001052576
ISBN 0807853593
0807860506 (electronic bk.)
9780807860502 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Fear and memory in the Brazilian army and society, 1889-1954