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Brazil : five centuries of change

Skidmore, Thomas E.

New York : Oxford University Press 1999

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  • Title:
    Brazil : five centuries of change
  • Author/Creator: Skidmore, Thomas E.
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press
  • Creation Date: 1999
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: xiv, 254 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-250) and index.
  • Subjects: Brazil -- History
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-250) and index.
  • Contents: Birth and growth of colonial Brazil: 1500-1750
    Crisis of the colonial system and emergence of an independent Brazil: 1750-1830
    Revolt, consolidation, and war: 1830-70
    Making Brazil "modern": 1870-1910
    World War I, the Great Depression, and dictatorship: 1910-45
    Democracy under Vargas, halcyon days with Kubitschek, and a military coup: 1945-64
    Rule of the military: 1964-85
    Redemocratization
    new hope, old problems: 1985-
  • OCLC Number: 39051053
    434846387
  • Identifier: ISBN0195058097;ISBN0195058100;LCCN98023122