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Author Chirio, Maud, author

Title Politics in uniform : military officers and dictatorship in Brazil, 1960-80 / Maud Chirio
Published Pittsburg, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 274 pages): illustrations
Series Pitt Latin American series
Pitt Latin American series.
Contents Introduction. The unusual face of the Brazilian dictatorship -- Conspiracies : 1961-1964 -- Continuing the revolution : 1964-1965 -- Consolidation and divergences : 1966-1968 -- Shaking the ground : 1969 -- At the heart of the system : 1970-1977 -- The final campaign : 1977-1978
Summary "Between 1964 and 1985, Brazil lived under the control of a repressive, anticommunist regime, where generals maintained all power. Respect for discipline and the absence or any and all political activity was demanded of lower-ranking officers, while their commanders ran the highest functions of state. Despite the circumstances, dozens of young captains, majors, and colonels believed that they too deserved to participate in teh exercise of power. For two decades they carried on a clandestine political life that strongly influenced the regime's evolution."--Provided by publisher
Notes Originally published in French as La politique en uniforme : Le expérience brésilienne, 1960-1980 by Presses Universitaires de Rennes in 2016
This book is a translation, with expanded material for English-language readers, of Maud Chirio's original Portuguese-language work, A política nos quartéis: Revoltas e protestos de oficiais na ditadura military brasileira--Publisher's website
This book is based on author's doctoral thesis, defended at the University of Paris I
Translations and revision by Melanie Moore and Nadine Wilstead--From page x
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [257]-270) and index
Notes In English; translated from French
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Subject Dictatorship -- Brazil -- History -- 20th century.
Military government -- Brazil -- History -- 20th century.
Brazil -- Armed Forces -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century.
Brazil -- History -- Revolution, 1964.
Brazil -- Politics and government -- 1964-1985.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Moore, Melanie (Freelance translator), translator, editor
Wilstead, Nadine, translator, editor
ISBN 0822986124 (electronic bk.)
9780822986126 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Politique en uniforme. English