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Brazilian Communism, 1935-1945
Brazilian Communism, 1935-1945
By John W. F. Dulles
University of Texas Press, 1983, 289 pp

A companion volume to the author's Anarchists and Communists in Brazil, 1900-1935, this work tells of the life and deeds of the Communist Party in the time of Vargas. The ups and downs of Luis Carlos Prestes, the Comintern, and the Russian-inspired Aliana Nacional Libertadora beginning in 1935, are recounted, as is the 1935 revolt in Rio and the Northeast. Detailed and scholarly.