History ETDs

Author

Oscar Matasar

Publication Date

Spring 2-13-1952

Abstract

In looking retrospectively at the scope and nature of Brazilian-American cooperation during the war years, 1939-1945, one finds confirmation again of the traditional friendship of the two nations. This friendship, which began in the early history of Brazil as an independent nation, found many avenues of mutual expression. While the United States had in prospect evaluated Brazil's strategic position geographically, her expectations for economic help were more than realized by Brazil's readiness and ability to give timely and valuable aid. That both nations mutually benefited there can be no doubt. Each by helping the other had in effect made for self-help.

Level of Degree

Masters

Degree Name

History

Department Name

History

First Committee Member (Chair)

Dorothy Woodward

Second Committee Member

None

Third Committee Member

None

Language

English

Keywords

Brazil, United States, Pan-Americanism, Good Neighbor Policy

Document Type

Thesis

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