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Social change in contemporary Brazil

Social change in contemporary Brazil

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Published by CEDLA, Distributed by FORIS Publications USA in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Providence, R.I., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Brazil,
  • Brazil.
    • Subjects:
    • Social change.,
    • Popular culture -- Brazil.,
    • Brazil -- Social conditions -- 1964-1985.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      StatementGeert Banck and Kees Koonings (eds.).
      SeriesLatin America studies ;, 43
      ContributionsBanck, Geert Arent., Koonings, Kees.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN283.5 .S63 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 215 p. :
      Number of Pages215
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2122833M
      ISBN 10906765177X
      LC Control Number88181987

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