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Alan Tully, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Spring 2010

HIS 386K • POSTCOLONIAL BRAZIL

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
39980
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GARFIELD

Course Description

This course examines the history of Latin America's largest and most populous nation, shedding light on Brazil's political history, economic development, and cultural formation. The course looks at principal topics in postcolonial Brazilian history: Independence and Empire, slavery and post-emancipation society; rural oligarchies and export-led growth; regionalism vs. centralism; immigration, urbanization and industrialization; populism and trabalhismo; patriarchy; and bureaucratic-authoritarianism.

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