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Author Wolfe, Joel, 1960-
Title Autos and progress : the Brazilian search for modernity / Joel Wolfe
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
book jacket
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 Modern History Library  338.476292 W854    AVAILABLE    30550100488632
Descript x, 269 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
First cars : curiosities of the elite -- The coming of tropical modernity : automobiles and the question of nation -- Americanism and Fordism : the search for a Brazilian El Dorado -- Nationalist development : Getu⁺ёlio Vargas and the integration of Brazil -- The multinational solution : Juscelino Kubitschek and the national auto industry -- From technocrats to democrats : automobility and citizenship -- Epilogue: Tropical modernity in a globalized space
Subject Automobiles -- Social aspects -- Brazil -- History -- 20th century
Transportation, Automotive -- Social aspects -- Brazil -- History -- 20th century
Automobile industry and trade -- Brazil -- History -- 20th century
Social change -- Brazil -- History -- 20th century
Progress -- History -- 20th century
Nationalism -- Brazil -- History -- 20th century
Political culture -- Brazil -- History -- 20th century
Brazil -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Brazil -- Economic conditions -- 20th century
Brazil -- Politics and government -- 20th century
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