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Modern Brazil: Elites and Masses in Historical Perspective
     

Modern Brazil: Elites and Masses in Historical Perspective

by Michael L. Conniff (Editor), Frank D. McCann (Editor)
 
Modern Brazil, a collection of original essays, views the largest country in South America through the multiple lenses of political science, economics, telecommunications, and religion. The editors, have provided a frame for this analysis of a complex society by centering on the elites, those who run national affairs, and the masses, those poor and working-class

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Modern Brazil, a collection of original essays, views the largest country in South America through the multiple lenses of political science, economics, telecommunications, and religion. The editors, have provided a frame for this analysis of a complex society by centering on the elites, those who run national affairs, and the masses, those poor and working-class people who have little direct influence on them.

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London Times Higher Education Supplement

"A useful work of an impressive standard."—London Times Higher Education Supplement
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The essays "are original, focused, wide-ranging, and well-documented."—Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803263482
Publisher:
UNP - Nebraska Paperback
Publication date:
01/28/1991
Series:
Latin American Studies Series
Edition description:
1st pbk. ed
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author


Michael L. Conniff, a professor of history at the University of New Mexico, is the author of Urban Politics in Brazil: The Rise of Populism, l925–1945 (1981) and other books. Frank D. McCann is a professor of history at the University of New Hampshire whose books include The Brazilian-American Alliance, 1937–1945 (1973).

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