9780822343462

A Place in Politics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780822343462

  • ISBN10:

    0822343460

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-02-01
  • Publisher: Duke Univ Pr
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Summary

""A Place in Politics" will immediately make James P. Woodard one of the outstanding authorities in current debates on the nature of popular political participation in early-twentieth-century Brazil. It is a deeply researched, masterful analysis of politics in Sao Paulo at that time."--Bryan McCann, author of "Hello, Hello Brazil: Popular Music in the Making of Modern Brazil"

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
A Note on the Orthography of Brazilian Portuguesep. xiii
Introductionp. 1
São Paulo as a Developing Societyp. 16
A Republic of Layersp. 32
War and the Health of the Statep. 71
Knaves, Pedants, and Rebelsp. 108
An Experiment in Democracyp. 143
Moments and Truthsp. 188
Conclusion and Epilogue: Politics, Culture, and Class in the History of Twentieth-Century Brazilp. 213
Glossary Of Portuguese Termsp. 239
Notesp. 243
Bibliographyp. 369
Indexp. 393
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