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Torture in Brazil

A Shocking Report on the Pervasive Use of Torture by Brazilian Military Governments, 1964-1979, Secretly Prepared by the Archiodese of São Paulo (ILAS Special Publication)

by Brazil Archdiocese of SГЈo Paulo

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Published by University of Texas Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights,
  • Political Repression,
  • Political Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Brazil,
  • Latin America - South America,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Civics & Citizenship,
  • 1964-1985,
  • Political persecution,
  • Politics and government,
  • Torture

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJoan Dassin (Editor), Jaime Wright (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9336803M
    ISBN 100292704844
    ISBN 109780292704848

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