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Author Reid, Michael
Title Brazil : the troubled rise of a global power / Michael Reid
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, [2014]
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 人文社會聯圖  F2538.3 .R453 2014    AVAILABLE    30610020446639
Descript xii, 334 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [312]-317) and index
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?
Examines the South American country that is destined to be one of the world's premier economic powers by the year 2030, and considers some of the abundant problems the nation faces
Subject 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
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