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Author Bethell, Leslie.

Title The Cambridge History of Latin America. Volume 9, Brazil since 1930 / edited by Leslie Bethell
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (632 pages)
Series The Cambridge History of Latin America
Cambridge history of Latin America.
Contents Politics -- Politics in Brazil under Vargas, 1930-1945 / Leslie Bethell -- Politics in Brazil under the liberal republic, 1945-1964 / Leslie Bethell -- Politics in Brazil under military rule, 1964-1985 / Leslie Bethell and Celso Castro -- Politics in Brazil, 1985-2002 / Leslie Bethell and Jairo Nicolau -- Economy and society -- The Brazilian economy, 1930-1980 / Marcelo de Paiva Abreu -- The Brazilian economy, 1980-1994 / Marcelo de Paiva Abreu -- The Brazilian economy, 1994-2004: an interim assessment / Marcelo de Paiva Abreu and Rogério L.F. Werneck -- Brazilian society: continuity and change, 1930-2000 / Nelson do Valle Silva
Summary The Cambridge History of Latin America, the first large-scale authoritative survey of Latin American history from ca. 1500 to the present day, is a work of international collaborative scholarship. It aims to provide a high-level synthesis of existing knowledge in chapters written by leading scholars in their fields. Each chapter is accompanied by a bibliographical essay. Volume 9: Brazil since 1930 is the final volume of the 12 volume History to be published. It examines the profound political, economic, and social changes experienced by Brazil in the 70 years from 1930 to the present day. Part I consists of four chapters on politics in Brazil: 1930-45, 1945-64, 1964-85, and 1985-2002. Part II consists of three chapters on the Brazilian economy: 1930-80, 1980-94, and 1994-2004, and one chapter on social continuity and social change in Brazil from 1930 to 2000
Notes Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed on 30 Jan 2013)
Subject Brazil -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Brazil -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Brazil -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781139054232 (ebook)
1139054236 (ebook)