By Joseph Smith

ISBN-10: 0582257719

ISBN-13: 9780582257719

ISBN-10: 1138153990

ISBN-13: 9781138153998

A in actual fact dependent and well-informed synthesis of advancements and occasions in Brazilian historical past from the colonial interval to the current, this quantity is aimed toward non-specialized readers and scholars, looking a simple creation to this targeted Latin American country. Divided chronologically into 5 major ancient sessions - Colonial Brazil, Empire, the 1st Republic, the Estado Novo and occasions from 1964 to the current - the publication explores the politics, financial system, society, and international relations in the course of each one section. The emphasis on international relations is very unique and provides an strange size to the book.

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