The Canudos War: part of the Brazilian national novel or premise for institutional violence?

« let’s eat in Canudos ». It was with this phrase borrowed from the colonel that the Youtube humorist historian Eduardo Bueno introduced, with his characteristic derision, the tragic episode of the War of Canudos. This war, intended as a major element of the national novel, does it not in fact prefigure the anthropological tears of present-day Brazil? It was the war of two Brazils, the war … Continuer de lire The Canudos War: part of the Brazilian national novel or premise for institutional violence?