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Contracultura – Alternative Arts and Social Transformation in Authoritarian Brazil - North Carolina Scholarship Online
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Contracultura: Alternative Arts and Social Transformation in Authoritarian Brazil

Christopher Dunn


Christopher Dunn’s history of authoritarian Brazil exposes the inventive cultural production and intense social transformations that emerged during the rule of an iron-fisted military regime during the sixties and seventies. The Brazilian contracultura was a complex and multifaceted phenomenon that developed alongside the ascent of hardline forces within the regime in the late 1960s. Focusing on urban, middle-class Brazilians often inspired by the international counterculture that flourished in the United States and parts of western Europe, Dunn shows how new understandings of race, gender, se ... More

Keywords: Counterculture, Authoritarian Brazil, Middle-class, Social movements, desbunde

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781469628516
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628516.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christopher Dunn, author
Tulane University

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