Secret dialogues : church-state relations, torture, and social justice in authoritarian Brazil

Serbin, Ken

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  • Creator Kenneth P. Serbin
  • Format Books
  • Publication Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2000] ©2000
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xx, 312 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780822941231, 0822941236, 9780822957263, 0822957264
  • OCLC ocm44267778

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-293) and index.

Contents

  • Introduction -- The Church and the Army : modernization and the dual revolution -- The making of a devout golpista -- Prelude to the Bipartite : dialogue, torture, and diplomacy, 1968-1970 -- Dialogue in the shadows : the creation and function of the Bipartite -- Social justice or subversion? -- The cotton between the crystals -- The struggle against human rights abuses and censorship -- Death in Barra Mansa : the admission and punishment of torture -- Anatomy of a death : the case of Alexandre Vannucchi Leme -- Conclusion
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