The Resource Contracultura: : alternative arts and social transformation in authoritarian Brazil, Christopher Dunn, (ebook)

Contracultura: : alternative arts and social transformation in authoritarian Brazil, Christopher Dunn, (ebook)

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Contracultura: : alternative arts and social transformation in authoritarian Brazil
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Contracultura:
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alternative arts and social transformation in authoritarian Brazil
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Christopher Dunn
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eng
Summary
Christopher Dunn's history of authoritarian Brazil exposes the inventive cultural production and intense social transformations that emerged during the rule of an iron-fisted military regime during the sixties and seventies. The Brazilian contracultura was a complex and multifaceted phenomenon that developed alongside the ascent of hardline forces within the regime in the late 1960s. Focusing on urban, middle-class Brazilians often inspired by the international counterculture that flourished in the United States and parts of western Europe, Dunn shows how new understandings of race, gender, sexuality, and citizenship erupted under even the most oppressive political conditions. Dunn reveals previously ignored connections between the counterculture and Brazilian music, literature, film, visual arts, and alternative journalism. In chronicling desbunde, the Brazilian hippie movement, he shows how the state of Bahia, renowned for its Afro-Brazilian culture, emerged as a countercultural mecca for youth in search of spiritual alternatives. As this critical and expansive book demonstrates, many of the country's social and justice movements have their origins in the countercultural attitudes, practices, and sensibilities that flourished during the military dictatorship
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Midwest
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1964-
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Dunn, Christopher
Dewey number
306/.10981
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non fiction
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  • Counterculture
  • Electronic books
  • Brazil
  • Totalitarianism and art
  • Totalitarianism and literature
  • Brazil
  • Brazil
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adult
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Contracultura: : alternative arts and social transformation in authoritarian Brazil, Christopher Dunn, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781469628523
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11768112
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remote
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11768112
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MWT11768112
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Contracultura: : alternative arts and social transformation in authoritarian Brazil, Christopher Dunn, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469628523
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11768112
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11768112
System control number
MWT11768112
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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