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A New Vargas Era: 1951–1954

Thomas E. Skidmore

in Politics in Brazil, 1930 - 1964: An Experiment in Democracy - 40th Anniversary Edition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195332698
eISBN:
9780199868162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332698.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter begins by discussing the transfer of the sash of office to Getúlio Vargas. It examines the Brazilian society and the question of economic development. It notes the formulae of growth and ... More


The Vargas Era: 1930–1945

Thomas E. Skidmore

in Politics in Brazil, 1930 - 1964: An Experiment in Democracy - 40th Anniversary Edition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195332698
eISBN:
9780199868162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332698.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter begins by discussing how Getúlio Vargas became provisional President of Brazil in November 1930. It mentions the struggles over the presidential succession. It explains that the event ... More


Politics in Brazil, 1930 - 1964: An Experiment in Democracy - 40th Anniversary Edition

Thomas E. Skidmore

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195332698
eISBN:
9780199868162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332698.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

A thorough study of Brazilian politics from 1930 to 1964, this book begins with Getúlio Vargas’ fifteen-year-rule — the latter part of which was a virtual dictatorship — and traces the following ... More


Only for the Cause of the Pátria: The Frustrations of Interwar Moralism

Benjamin A. Cowan

in Securing Sex: Morality and Repression in the Making of Cold War Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627502
eISBN:
9781469627526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627502.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter One explores the heritage of right-wing activism across the twentieth century, beginning in the 1910s and continuing through the presidency (1930-1937) and dictatorship (1937-1945) of Getúlio ... More


Strategic Power, Labor Politics, and the Rise of the Metalworkers Union

in Brazil's Steel City: Developmentalism, Strategic Power, and Industrial Relations in Volta Redonda, 1941-1964

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771689
eISBN:
9780804775809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771689.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines how the politics of President Getúlio Vargas of Brazil during his second tenure (1951–1954) led to the recognition of the labor union (Sindicato dos Trabalhadores nas Indústrias ... More


Writing the ‘Cradle of Samba’: Race, Radio, and the Price of Progress

Bruno Carvalho

in Porous City: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319754
eISBN:
9781781381007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319754.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter analyses the role of the Cidade Nova’s street carnival in incipient racial discourses, through close readings of now much forgotten but influential texts during the 1930s: Graça Aranha’s ... More


Patronizing the Northeast: IFOCS under Vargas in the 1930s

Eve E. Buckley

in Technocrats and the Politics of Drought and Development in Twentieth-Century Brazil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634302
eISBN:
9781469634326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634302.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter reviews the policy commitments and governing styles of the several national regimes led by Getúlio Vargas from 1930 to 1945, and it demonstrates how approaches to drought aid in the ... More


Caliban and Unsublimated Primitivism: Villa-Lobos at the 1939 World’s Fair

Carol A. Hess

in Representing the Good Neighbor: Music, Difference, and the Pan American Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199919994
eISBN:
9780199345618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919994.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

This chapter describes the conspicuous display of Pan American amity at the 1939 World’s Fair in New York in relation to Villa-Lobos, whose music was performed there. Critics, who largely focused on ... More


Salvador, Bahia, 1930–1954

Scott Ickes

in African-Brazilian Culture and Regional Identity in Bahia, Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044781
eISBN:
9780813046433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044781.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter introduces and provides background on the political, economic, and social context of mid-twentieth-century Salvador.


Inducing an Industrial Revolution: The Creation of the National Steel Company

in Brazil's Steel City: Developmentalism, Strategic Power, and Industrial Relations in Volta Redonda, 1941-1964

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771689
eISBN:
9780804775809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771689.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the role of the National Steel Company (Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional; CSN) in the Brazilian economy and its public image as a symbol of the country's postwar ... More


State Paternalism in the Making of a Company Town

in Brazil's Steel City: Developmentalism, Strategic Power, and Industrial Relations in Volta Redonda, 1941-1964

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771689
eISBN:
9780804775809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771689.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Brazilian President Getúlio Vargas envisioned Volta Redonda as the cornerstone of his ambition to start an industrial revolution in Brazil without violent class conflict. To this end, he provided the ... More


Brazil

Renato G. Flores

in International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671656
eISBN:
9780191751127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671656.003.0040
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Brazil offers an interesting case study of economic growth which combines both textbook and unorthodox policies. Eighty years of Brazilian history are described in three periods: the first beginning ... More


Hollow Hope

Ozan O. Varol

in The Democratic Coup d'État

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190626013
eISBN:
9780190626051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190626013.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Although militaries derive substantial benefits from democracy, coup makers may become disillusioned with democratic governance if democracy fails to live up to its promises. The transition from ... More


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