Brazil: The Fortunes of War: World War II and the Making of Modern Brazil

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"In The Fortunes of War, acclaimed historian Neill Lochery reveals the secret history of Brazil's involvement in World War II, showing how the cunning politicians who ran the country extracted enormous wealth from both the Axis and the Allies, fundamentally transforming Brazil's economy and infrastructure during and after the war. Brazil's simplistic reputation as a faraway land of palm trees and samba dancers masked the country's immense strategic value to both the Axis and the Allies; its abundant natural resources made ...

Brazil: The Fortunes of War: World War II and the Making of Modern Brazil 2014, Basic Books (AZ)

ISBN-13: 9780465039982

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