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A Place in Politics is a detailed and well-documented study. A Place in Politics proposes a bold reassessment of early twentieth-century politics that will appeal to Brazilianists and non-Brazilianists alike. In its strong conceptual project-and even more in its thoughtful elaboration of that project-Woodard's book is a welcome contribution to Latin American political history. Woodard masterfully and meticulously unpacks the traditional reading of these four decades and offers a fresh and provocative rethinking of the dynamics of public life and political participation in the early twentieth century.
Green, Bulletin of Latin American Research For the uninitiated, following the detailed intrigues among political rivals-some of whom change sides over the course of their lives-can be challenging. James P. Woodard is to be congratulated for guiding us through this challenging topic.
The will be a must read for all those interested in Brazilian politics for years to come. The author carries out this difficult task with considerable ability and skill, bringing together knowledge of traditional issues widely discussed in Brazilian historiography - the Republica Velha Old Republic , the politics of the state governors, coronelismo, industrialization, modernism and the s crisis, the ruining' of the coffee oligarchy, and the revolution - without losing himself in a tangled web of documents and bibliographical research.
Woodard one of the outstanding authorities in current debates on the nature of popular political participation in early-twentieth-century Brazil. It is a deeply researched, masterful analysis of politics in Sao Paulo at that time. While James P.
Woodard elegantly eviscerates the enduring belief that Republican politics in Sao Paulo was the exclusive preserve of the comfortable few,' he does so not by discovering some alternative and fanciful popular political sphere, but by revealing the layers of participation and dynamic engagement in everyday paulista politics. This book is a remarkable accomplishment and a joy to read. Kittleson, The Americas Woodard's A Place in Politics is an original, culture-oriented reconstruction of Sao Paulo politics from the decade preceding the fall of the monarchy, in , to the Constitutionalist Revolution of Betrokkenen Auteur James P.
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