A Concise History of Brazil

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Cambridge University Press, 11. aug 2014 - 465 pages
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The second edition of A Concise History of Brazil offers a sweeping yet accessible history of Latin America's largest country. Boris Fausto examines Brazil's history from the arrival of the Portuguese in the New World through the long and sometimes rocky transition from independence in 1822 to democracy in the twentieth century. In a completely new chapter, his son Sergio Fausto, a prominent political scientist, brings the history up to the present, focusing on Brazil's increasing global economic importance as well as its continued democratic development and the challenges the country faces to meet the higher expectations of its people.
 

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A concise history of Brazil

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A professor of political science at the University of Sao Paulo, Fausto is one of the most articulate, well-known historians of 20th-century Brazil; his numerous historical publications form an ... Read full review

A concise history of Brazil

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A professor of political science at the University of Sao Paulo, Fausto is one of the most articulate, well-known historians of 20th-century Brazil; his numerous historical publications form an ... Read full review

Contents

colonial brazil 15001822
1
imperial brazil 18221889
75
the first republic 18891930
144
the vargas state 19301945
193
the democratic experiment 19451964
231
the military government and the transition
273
modernization under democracy 19852010
324
Brief Term of Fernando Collor in Office
329
Stabilization and Structural Reforms
337
in the Metropolises
362
Bibliography
417
Index
425
25
447
75
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Boris Fausto is a renowned Brazilian historian and political scientist. He is a retired Professor of Political Science at the University of São Paulo.

Sergio Fausto is a political scientist and executive director of the Fernando Henrique Cardoso Institute, a Brazilian think tank.

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