publication . Article . 2017

Visiones norteamericanas de la Iglesia católica progresista en Brasil, 1964-1972: de la sospecha a la colaboración

Sigifredo Romero;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2017 Journal: Anuario Colombiano de Historia Social y de la Cultura, volume 44, page 333 (issn: 0120-2456, eissn: 2256-5647, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Both the United States and the Brazilian Catholic Church played decisive roles during the military dictatorship that ruled Brazil between 1964 and 1985. Therefore, an understanding of the relationship between these influential political actors is imperative. This article explores American views of and interests in the Brazilian Catholic Church through a critical examination, categorization, discourse analysis and periodization of cables produced by the U.S. diplomatic mission in Brazil from 1964 to 1972. It maintains that, in the ideological context of National Security doctrine, the U.S. regarded the progressive Catholic movement, and at some level the Church a...
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free text keywords: National security, business.industry, business, Doctrine, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Political economy, Political science, Political repression, Discourse analysis, Dictatorship, Politics, Human rights, Ideology
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