A Concise History of Brazil – 3rd Edition

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Covering a period of more than 500 years, ranging from the Portuguese colonization to current times, Boris Fausto narrates the most important aspects of Brazilian history. In his detailed analysis of the greatest influences in the country’s formation, the author examines fundamental institutions, such as the colonial system and the authoritarian regimes of the 20th century. He emphasizes sociopolitical practices, challenges controversial issues and presents synthesized and updated statistical data, as well as an overview of recent years in the updated chapters.