Father of the Poor?: Vargas and His Era
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BeschreibungA comprehensive overview of Brazilian history during the Vargas dictatorship.
Inhaltsverzeichnis1. Introduction: Vargas as Enigma; 2. In the Saddle, 1883-1937; 3. The Estado Novo, 1937-1945; 4. Populism Vargas-style, 1945-1954; 5. Different Getulios; 6. Vargas' Incomplete Revolution; Appendices.
Pressestimmen"Father of the Poor is a compelling portrait of contemporary Brazil drawn from Brazilian archives, Vargas's personal diary of and suicide note, oral history testimony and photography, as well as recent Brazilian and non-Brazilian social history, anthropological and sociological scholarship." Michael LaRosa, H-Net Reviews "Levine provids a good picture of the extension of government social services under Vargas. The volume also has an excellent set of photographs and reprints interesting contemporary documents." Journal of Interdisciplinary History "...concise yet lively overview of the legacy of Vargas's government and the significance of his social policies. Levine's analysis moves adroitly between the voices of workers and their views of events and the musings of Brazil's most influential political, economic, and cultural leaders in the 1900s." Peter M. Beattie, Latin American Research Review "...a concise yet lively overview of the legacy of Vargas's government and the significanceof his social policies. Levine's analysis moves adroitly between the voices of workers and thier views of events and the musing of Brazil's most influential political, economic, and leaders in the 1900s." Peter M. Beattie, Latin American
Untertitel: 'New Approaches to the Americas'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2005
Seitenanzahl: 208 Seiten