Revolution in the terra do sol : the Cold War in Brazil

Sarzynski, Sarah, author

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  • Creator Sarah Sarzynski
  • Format Books
  • Publication Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2018.
  • Physical Details
    • ix, 334 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781503603691, 1503603695, 9781503605596
  • OCLC ocn999512284

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Introduction : tropes of o Nordeste : contested visions of the region during the Cold War -- Revolution in Brazil : historical context and key players -- Masculinity, barbarism and honor : representations of the cangaceiro -- The coronel and the rural poor : narratives of class struggle -- Racialized representations : slavery, abolition and quilombos -- Religion as a political tool : resurrecting Canudos and revolutionizing Jesus -- Survival and resistance : re-membering the Ligas Camponesas in the 1980s -- Zito de Galiléia : preserving a past and envisioning a future of the Engenho Galiléia and o Nordeste
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