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Brazil : the troubled rise of a global power / Michael Reid.

By: Reid, Michael.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: F2521 .R35 2014Publication: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2014Description: xii, 334 p. : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780300165609 (hbk.); 0300165609.Subject(s): Social change -- Brazil -- History -- 21st century | Brazil -- Politics and government -- 21st century | Brazil -- Social life and customs -- 21st century | Brazil -- Social conditions. -- 21st century | Brazil -- Economic conditions -- 21st century
Contents:
Introduction : a new power. Brazil's troubled rise -- The Brazilian way of life -- Part I. History from geography. The forging of a people -- From monarchy to coffee republic -- Getúlio Vargas and 'national developmentalism' -- The long dictatorship -- Part II. The making of democratic Brazil. From disorder to progress under Cardoso -- Lulismo and the Brazilian dream -- The long road to a middle-class society -- Oil, farming and the Amazon -- Brazil's guided capitalism -- Part III. Prospects. Global ambitions and frustrations -- An unreformed Leviathan -- Brazil's century?
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Introduction : a new power. Brazil's troubled rise -- The Brazilian way of life -- Part I. History from geography. The forging of a people -- From monarchy to coffee republic -- Getúlio Vargas and 'national developmentalism' -- The long dictatorship -- Part II. The making of democratic Brazil. From disorder to progress under Cardoso -- Lulismo and the Brazilian dream -- The long road to a middle-class society -- Oil, farming and the Amazon -- Brazil's guided capitalism -- Part III. Prospects. Global ambitions and frustrations -- An unreformed Leviathan -- Brazil's century?

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