HIST 579: The History of Brazil

Instructor: Robert Rose

Day & Time:
Monday & Wednesday
3:00 PM-4:15 PM

Fulfills History Category: II
a painting by Arjan Martins, Atlantico, 2016 | a map of brazil

The History of Brazil

The history of Brazil from European discovery to the present with emphasis on social and economic change. Topics discussed will include the Indian, African, and European backgrounds, slave society, the frontier in Brazilian development, cycles of economic growth and regionalism, the role of foreign capital, industrial development, labor, urban problems, the military in government, and human rights.