Brazil's Multilateral Relations: Between First and Third Worlds

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Brazil's Multilateral Relations: Between First and Third Worlds

By Wayne A. Selcher
Westview Press, 1978
287 pp. $17.00
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Detailed and illuminating, this evaluation of Brazil's unique position assesses its influence on the quality and temper of the country's diplomatic interests, style and world view. Brazilian decision-makers, devoted to Realpolitik and believing profoundly in the primacy of sovereignty, are suspicious of supranationalism. It follows, in their view, that interdependence can be profitably pursued only after Brazil has achieved more independence in a number of areas.