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Coronelismo: The Municipality and Representative Government in Brazil
Coronelismo: The Municipality and Representative Government in Brazil
By Victor Nunes Leal
Cambridge University Press, 1977, 237 pp
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This is the first appearance in English of a classic Brazilian study, published in 1948 and long out of print. Its subject is the consequences of "the superimposition of structured forms, evolved through the representative process, on an inadequate social and economic structure."