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Politics in Brazil 1930-1964 An Experiment in Democracy by Thomas E. Skidmore

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • History,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Political Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • The Americas,
  • Latin America - General,
  • History / Latin America,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9544139M
ISBN 100195332695
ISBN 109780195332698

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"Politics in Brazil ", as the name implies, is a summary of the political and economical life in Brazil from to It means the book covers the most important period of Brazilian Histoy in this century, when a rural and almost feudal country began to make a real transition to the Industry Age/5(3). Politics in Brazil, [Thomas E. Skidmore] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(3). A thorough study of Brazilian politics from to , this book begins with Getúlio Vargas’ fifteen-year-rule — the latter part of which was a virtual dictatorship — and traces the following years of economic difficulty and political turbulence, culminating in the explosive coup d’etat that overthrew the constitutional government of President João Goulart and profoundly changed the nature of Brazils’ . A thorough study of Brazilian politics form to , this book begins with Getulio Vargas' fifteen-year-rule--the later part of which was a virtual dictatorship--and traces the following years of economic difficulty and political turbulence, culmination in the explosive coupd'ètat that overthrew the constitutional government of President João Goulart and profoundly changes the nature of Brazil's political institutions.

Politics in Brazil, ;: An experiment in democracy by Skidmore, Thomas E and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Politics in Brazil, an experiment in democracy - Thomas E. Skidmore - Google Books This book follows three decades of democratic experimentation--and the rise and fall of constitutional. In , when many Brazilians were still bewildered by the military coup d’état and startled by the accidental death of Castelo Branco, the first military ruler, a young American scholar, Thomas E. Skidmore, published an insightful book entitled Politics in Brazil, An Experiment in Democracy. This work gave both the international and Brazilian readerships the first account of a . "This welcome sequel to Skidmore's Politics in Brazil, treats politics during the rule of an authoritarian military regime from until the reintroduction of democracy. With an engaging narrative style and careful scholarship Skidmore traces events from the overthrow of the civilian Goulart government to the more recent abertura, political opening to by:

A thorough study of Brazilian politics from to , this book begins with Getulio Vargas' fifteen-year-rule--the latter part of which was a virtual dictatorship--and traces the following years of economic difficulty and political turbulence, culminating in the explosive coup d'etat thatoverthrew the constitutional government of President Jo~ao Goulart and profoundly changes the nature of Brazil's political 4/5. Beginning with Getulio Vargas' fifteen-year rule and ending with the coup d'etat that ousted President Joao Goulart from office in , Skidmore sets political events in the context of social and economic factors to show how the problems posed by economic expansion, an unfavorable trade balance, inequitable land distribution, and shifting political power have profoundly affected Brazil's growth and /5(26). Brazil from to the Overthrow of Goulart in Getulio Vargas, who had been president of Brazil since , was deposed in a bloodless coup in October by the military which had previously supported him. He did not give up politics and was elected to Brazil's senate in Former President Kubitschek was denied political rights. The Brazilian military government, also known in Brazil as the Fifth Brazilian Republic, was the authoritarian military dictatorship that ruled Brazil from 1 April to 15 March It began with the coup d'état led by the Armed Forces against the administration of President João Goulart —who, Common languages: Portuguese.