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Comparative Politics

2004

Brazilian politics (military dictatorship)

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A Marcha, O Terço E O Livro: Catolicismo Conservador E Ação Política Na Conjuntura Do Golpe De 1964, Adriano Codato, Marcus Roberto De Oliveira Jan 2004

A Marcha, O Terço E O Livro: Catolicismo Conservador E Ação Política Na Conjuntura Do Golpe De 1964, Adriano Codato, Marcus Roberto De Oliveira

Adriano Codato

This essay discusses the political activity of the conservative groups in São Paulo and Paraná who supported the military coup of March 31, 1964. We analyze the "March of Families with God for Freedom" and conclude that, in the case of the march that was held in Curitiba (re-named "March for Educational Freedom"), priority was given to issues of "individual freedom", relegating traditional Christian values to a secondary concern. The issue illustrates the complexity of the ideological conjuncture that preceded the 1964 coup, the critical character of the initiatives taken by Goulart's government in carrying out its agenda of ...


Grandes Feitos Dos Grandes Homens: Generais-Estadistas E Estadistas-Generais Na Política Brasileira, Adriano Codato Jan 2004

Grandes Feitos Dos Grandes Homens: Generais-Estadistas E Estadistas-Generais Na Política Brasileira, Adriano Codato

Adriano Codato

The article analyzes and discusses the series of four books of journalist Elio Gaspari on the Brazilian military dictatorship published between 2002 and 2004.


O Golpe De 1964 E O Regime De 1968: Aspectos Conjunturais E Variáveis Históricas, Adriano Codato Jan 2004

O Golpe De 1964 E O Regime De 1968: Aspectos Conjunturais E Variáveis Históricas, Adriano Codato

Adriano Codato

This paper analyses Brazil s political evolution during a specific moment. It discusses the processes of conversion of the post-1964 authoritarian regime to the post-1968 regime of military dictatorship. The article s principal aim is to examine the reasons for the issuing of Institutional Act 5, which meant the victory of the military s extreme right-wing and therefore the political defeat of opposition forces. The central issue informing the analysis is the question of whether it is possible to find an explanatory variable for the interpretation of this historical process that could account for the supremacy of the grupo palaciano ...