aid U.S. The network included a roster of transnational actors who operated in a similar constellation in subsequent Latin American dictatorships (and even some beyond the region): the Ford Foundation, the Catholic Church, Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App. GreenAuthorsMonica I. my review here
Green reveals unexpected coalitions, introduces new actors, and tells fascinating human stories. Rather, he demonstrates the ways in which activists in the United States played a key role in undermining the regime’s legitimacy in the international community and caused consternation within the dictatorship. scholars, his work provides insight into an oft-overlooked aspect of American responses to military regimes in Latin America. . . . policy toward Brazil’s military dictatorship and, with it, the systematic torture of political activists.
One of the perils of transnational histories is that it is easy for scholars to lean too heavily on sources from one country at the expense of another. Since that period was also a key moment in the construction of the international regime, coinciding with the foundation of Amnesty International and the Carter presidency, inter alia, this history “from It would turn out to be Lewis’s final interview.
fighting against human rights abuses in Brazil, thus providing a new narrative in U.S.-Brazilian relations.” — Monica I. Yet its value goes well beyond the field of Brazilian history. Thank you for your feedback. From associating Brazil with Carmen Miranda in the 1940s or bossa nova in the 1950s to images of the Amazon and scantily clad women during Carnival today, Americans’ perceptions of Brazil
Even Senator Wayne Morse, who objected to the 1965 invasion of the Dominican Republic, initially praised the military coup of 1964, though he would quickly change his stance on the matter. However, rather than succumbing to the traditional narrative of Carter ruffling feathers in Brazil, Green demonstrates the ways in which the activists’ efforts influenced many inside Washington DC. Your cache administrator is webmaster. By this time, the number of people aware of and opposed to military regimes in Latin America had increased significantly, thanks in no small part to the 1973 overthrow of Salvador
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The U.S. Green’s balanced integration of scholarship and resources from both Brazil and the United States provides a useful model for transnational history. . . . [V]arious contributions make Green’s work an important There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. In addition, the book provides methodological elements in the analysis of affinity networks and frame convergence that can be used in other social movement case studies.” - Ana Margarida Esteves, Mobilization“James
As he compellingly argues, even a small number of academics and activists were able to spread awareness of the repression in Brazil, in turn pressuring the Brazilian government. Brett, Canadian Journal of History “We Cannot Remain Silent is a good read—informative, often fastpaced, and even suspenseful. A must read for those interested in Latin American history and the relationship between the US Government and dictatorships. Subsidiary Rights/Foreign Translations If you're interested in a Duke University Press book for subsidiary rights/translations, please contact [email protected]
government’s complicity in the 1964 coup that overthrew a reform-minded president and the decades long efforts of American activists and Brazilian exiles to unmask the horror.” (John Pantalone, Providence Journal)“James N. Learn more See all 3 images We Cannot Remain Silent: Opposition to the Brazilian Military Dictatorship in the United States (Radical Perspectives) Paperback – July 2, 2010 by James N. Focusing on the period during Brazil’s military dictatorship (1964-85), Green examines the ways that academics, activists, artists, clergy, and Brazilian exiles in the United States challenged the military regime. http://ibuildsystem.com/we-cannot/we-cannot-remain-silent-james-green.php Comment One person found this helpful.
or its affiliates v We cannot verify your location (Log In) About Contact Help Tools Order Saved Citations (0) for Librarians for Publishers Advanced Search OR Content Title Author Publisher Browse In addition, the book provides methodological elements in the analysis of affinity networks and frame convergence that can be used in other social movement case studies.” — Ana Margarida Esteves, Mobilization The Johnson administration quickly recognized the new government.
movements against human rights abuses in Chile, Uruguay, Argentina, and Central America.Green interviewed many of the activists who educated journalists, government officials, and the public about the abuses taking place under foreign relations can learn much from Green’s analysis of the campaign to end human rights abuses in Brazil. URL: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=31433 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Click the Browse box to see a selection of books and journals by: Research Area, Titles A-Z, Publisher, Books only, or Journals only.
Orozco, The Historian “[T]his well-written, engrossing, diligently researched volume is a sterling contribution to the literature on a neglected aspect of the fluctuating US-Brazilian relationship during 21 years (1964–85) of often In this period, the government suspended political rights; indefinitely closed Congress; purged universities of “subversive” professors; restricted artistic expression; and, most important to Green’s narrative, employed widespread use of torture. Green reveals unexpected coalitions, introduces new actors, and tells fascinating human stories. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading.
Drawing on those interviews and archival research from Brazil and the United States, he describes the creation of a network of activists with international connections, the documentation of systematic torture and Green’s transnational study provides several new insights into Brazilian and U.S. Durham: Duke University Press, 2010. By 1974, most informed political activists in the United States associated the Brazilian government with its torture chambers.
Please check the credit line adjacent to the illustration, as well as the front and back matter of the book for a list of credits. It offers hope by recovering the memory of a prior generation of human rights campaigns, grounded in a rich and detailed location. See All 9 Campaigns » Jillrebecca Blog Stream Groups Following Profile We cannot remain silent. By 1969, a small group of academics, clergy, Brazilian exiles, and political activists had begun to educate the American public about the violent repression in Brazil and mobilize opposition to the
You are not currently authenticated. Green is successful in exploring the role of nongovernmental actors in the U.S.