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Thomas E. Skidmore


Born
in Troy, The United States
July 22, 1932

Died
June 11, 2016

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Thomas Elliot Skidmore was an American historian and scholar who specialized in Brazilian history.

Skidmore graduated in political science and philosophy in 1954 from Denison University. He received a Fulbright Fellowship to study philosophy at Magdalen College, Oxford where he met his wife Felicity. He received a second B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics in 1956 and a master's degree in 1959. He obtained his Ph.D. at Harvard University in 1960 with a thesis on the German Chancellor Leo von Caprivi.

His attention shifted to South America after the Cuban Revolution. His Harvard post-doctorate focused on Brazil. In 1967 he published Politics in Brazil: 1930-64, An Experiment in Democracy.

In 1966, Skidmore joined the faculty of the Unive
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Modern Latin America

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Brazil: Five Centuries of C...

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The Politics of Military Ru...

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Black into White: Race and ...

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3.86 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 1974 — 6 editions
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Brasil: de Getúlio Vargas a...

4.29 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 1982 — 3 editions
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Politics in Brazil 1930-196...

3.94 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 1986 — 4 editions
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BRASIL: DE CASTELO A TANCREDO

4.61 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 1967 — 3 editions
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História do Brasil

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Television, Politics, and t...

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The Rights of Man to Proper...

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