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Political turmoil. In the hotly contested elections of 1960, the National Democratic
Union (Uniao Demo- cratica Nacional; UDN), the largest conservative party,
nominated Janio Quadros, a maverick politician who had governed Sao Paulo ...
1959 political caricaturist but frequently used satirical portraits. Isabey was
primarily a portrait painter, but he was in contact with all the great continental
political personalities of the first half of the 19th century, and he caricatured many
of them ...
Despite their Liberal political rhetoric, military dictatorships were the
characteristic political institution of the period, as the planter elites depended on
greater military strength to defend their interests. MODERN CENTRAL AMERICA
(c. 1945 TO ...
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