Robert J. Alexander is a professor in the Economics Department of Rutgers University.
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Juscelino Kubitschek and the Development of Brazil
By Robert J. Alexander
Kubitschek was one of the most important political leaders of Brazil during the twentieth century. As president, he pushed decisively for the industrialization of the largest of the Latin American nations. He also provided his country with the most democratic regime it had ever experienced. His leadership stimulated a flowering of Brazilian culture in literature, art, music, and architecture.