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Brazil in regional and global history

Grant number: 12/10358-7
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: October 08, 2012 - December 05, 2012
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Political Science
Principal Investigator:Maria Hermínia Brandão Tavares de Almeida
Grantee:Maria Hermínia Brandão Tavares de Almeida
Visiting researcher: Leslie Michael Bethell
Visiting researcher institution: King's College London, England
Home Institution: Instituto de Relações Internacionais (IRI). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo, SP, Brazil


My principal research project in the second semester of 2012 will be to advance the two chapters on Brazil in the Cold War (1945-64, 1964-1989) for my projected book on Brazil in regional and global history. I will be building on what I have written already - my chapter on Brazil in Leslie Bethell & Ian Roxborough, Latin America between the Second World War and the Cold War, 1944-1948, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992; Portuguese trans., São Paulo, Editora Paz e Terra, 1996, and my chapters on Politics in Brazil under the Liberal Republic 1945 - 1964 and (with Celso Castro) Politics in Brazil under military rule 1964 - 1985 in the Cambridge History of Latin America Vol. VIII, Brazil since 1930 Cambridge. (AU)