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Author Lewin, Linda, 1941-

Title Politics and Parentela in Paraiba : a Case Study of Family-Based Oligarchy in Brazil
Published Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (525 pages)
Series Princeton Legacy Library
Princeton legacy library.
Contents Cover; Contents ; List of Maps and Figures; Note on Portuguese Usage and Style; Part 1: Political Economy ; Part 2: Politics and Parentela; Part 3: Oligarchical Politics; Appendixes
Summary This richly documented work focuses on the parentela (extended family), including Epitacio's, to illustrate the role bonds of blood, marriage, and friendship played in formal politics at local, state, and national levels throughout the Old Republic (1889-1930). Originally published in 1987. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting th
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Subject Pessoa family.
Families -- Brazil -- Paraíba (State) -- Case studies.
Oligarchy -- Brazil -- Paraíba (State) -- History.
Paraíba (Brazil : State) -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1400858283 (electronic bk)
9781400858286 (electronic bk)