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Culture And Politics In A New Industrial Powerhouse, 1st Edition

By Ronald M. Schneider


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Myths and misconceptions about Brazil, the world's fifth largest and most populous country, are long-standing. Far from a sleeping giant, Brazil is the southern hemisphere's most important country. Entering its second decade of civilian constitutional government after a protracted period of military rule, it has also recently achieved sustained eco

Table of Contents

Preface -- The Several Brazils -- From Discovery through Oligarchical Republic: Brazil To 1930 -- From Revolution to Revolution: Brazil 1930-1964 -- From Military Rule through Democratic Transition: Brazil 1964-1989 -- Politics and Government Policies in the 1990s -- The Economy and Finances -- Society and Social Problems -- Culture and Brazilian Ways -- Brazil in the World

About the Author

Ronald M. Schneider is professor of political science at Queens College, City University of New York.

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