A Place in Politics: Sao Paulo, Brazil, from Seigneurial Republicanism to Regionalist Revolt. JAMES P. WOODWARD: Durham, NC Press: Duke University Press, 2009.

Rafael R. Ioris


How is it that exclusionary political regimes are sustained for extended periods and then suddenly collapse without significant levels of resistance? The experiences pertaining to the regime known as the Old Republic (1889 to 1930) in Brazil provide an interesting case-study for revisiting this sort of theme. These experiences become particularly illuminating for such a revision when examined under the prism of the abundantly researched and elegantly written A Place in Politics.


Sao Paulo, Republicanism, Revolt, Brazil, loris, Politics, WOODWARD,

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