Table of contents for A brief history of Brazil / Teresa A. Meade.


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Introduction                                                  xiii
  1 Land and People Before and After Portuguese Exploration  1
     (Prehistory to 1530)
  2 The Portuguese Colony (1530-1800)                         19
  3 Society in Early Brazil: Slavery, Patriarchy, and the Church  47
     (1530-1889)
  4 From Colony to Republic (1800-1889)                       73
  5  Constructing a Nation of Free Laborers in the 19th and  95
     Early 20th Centuries
  6 Society and Politics in the First Republic (1890-1930)  119
  7 From Getulio Vargas to the Military Coup (1930-1964)  141
  8 From Military Dictatorship to Democracy (1964-2002)  167
  9 Popular Culture: Music, Sports, and Television in Today's  193
     Brazil
 10 Brazil at the Beginning of the 21st Century         221
Appendixes
  1 Basic Facts About Brazil                                 241
  2  Chronology                                              247
  3 Bibliographic Sources                                    255
  4  Suggested Readings                                      261
Index                                                        269





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:Brazil History