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Epitácio Pessoa, Brazil

Epitácio Pessoa, Brazil

The Makers of the Modern World, the Peace Conferences of 1919–23 and their aftermarth
December 2010
Hardcover · 200 Pages
$19.95 U.S. · $21.50 CAN
ISBN 9781905791866
Haus Publishing


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Brazil was one of the emerging world powers to be invited to the Paris Peace Conference in 1919. Having jettisoned her empire just thirty years before, the Portuguese-speaking nation was showing signs of becoming one of the financial powerhouses not just of Latin America, but of the world.

About the Author

experienced writer and journalist who has travelled widely in Latin America and has an MA in Latin American politics andhistory from the University of London. His books include a biography of General Franco and The Mediterranean; Cradle of European Culture. He has written for most British national newspapers and was editor of the Daily Express website.