A Brief History of Brazil

Editor/Author Meade, Teresa A.
Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Facts On File

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-4381-2736-1
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 52
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

A Brief History of Brazil, Second Edition offers a concise yet comprehensive account of the rich and varied story of Brazil, placing the political, economic, and cultural events of today into broad historical context.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Illustrations
  • List of Maps
  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface to the Second Edition
  • Introduction
  • 1 Land and People before and after Portuguese Exploration (Prehistory to 1530)
  • 2 The Portuguese Colony (1530-1800)
  • 3 Society in Early Brazil: Slavery, Patriarchy, and the Church (1530-1889)
  • 4 From Colony to Republic (1800-1889)
  • 5 Constructing a Nation of Free Laborers in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
  • 6 Society and Politics in the First Republic (1890-1930)
  • 7 From Getúlio Vargas to the Military Coup (1930-1964)
  • 8 From Military Dictatorship to Democracy (1964-2002)
  • 9 Popular Culture: Music, Sports, Television, and Cinema in Today's Brazil
  • 10 Brazil in the Twenty-first Century
  • Appendixes
  • 1 Basic Facts about Brazil
  • 2 Chronology
  • 3 Bibliographic Sources
  • 4 Suggested Readings