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Politics in Brazil, 1930 - 1964An Experiment in Democracy - 40th Anniversary Edition$
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Thomas E. Skidmore

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780195332698

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332698.001.0001

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The Vargas Era: 1930–1945

The Vargas Era: 1930–1945

(p.3) I The Vargas Era: 1930–1945
Politics in Brazil, 1930 - 1964

Thomas E. Skidmore (Contributor Webpage)

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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 which catalyzed the opposition into armed rebellion was the assassination of its former vice presidential candidate, João Pessosa of the northeastern state of Paraiba. It mentions the “Revolutionary Coalition” of 1930. It describes the new political forces formed during 1930–1935. It clarifies how the democracy collapsed during 1930–1937. It discusses the new patterns of Government and Politics as well as the new directions in economic policy.

Keywords:   Getúlio Vargas, João Pessosa, Revolutionary Coalition, Brazil, Paraiba

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