Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press (November 14, 2016)
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Christopher Dunn's heritage of authoritarian Brazil exposes the creative cultural construction and excessive social alterations that emerged throughout the rule of an iron-fisted army regime throughout the sixties and seventies. The Brazilian contracultura was once a posh and multifaceted phenomenon that constructed along the ascent of hardline forces in the regime within the overdue Sixties. concentrating on city, middle-class Brazilians usually encouraged by means of the foreign counterculture that flourished within the usa and elements of western Europe, Dunn exhibits how new understandings of race, gender, sexuality, and citizenship erupted less than even the main oppressive political stipulations. Dunn finds formerly overlooked connections among the counterculture and Brazilian song, literature, movie, visible arts, and substitute journalism. In chronicling desbunde, the Brazilian hippie flow, he indicates how the nation of Bahia, well known for its Afro-Brazilian tradition, emerged as a countercultural mecca for early life looking for non secular possible choices. As this severe and expansive publication demonstrates, the various country's social and justice hobbies have their origins within the countercultural attitudes, practices, and sensibilities that flourished through the army dictatorship.