Revista Brasileira de História
On-line version ISSN 1806-9347
BILHAO, Isabel. "Brazilian Workers!": the commemorations of 1 May during Vargas' Estado Novo. Rev. Bras. Hist. [online]. 2011, vol.31, n.62, pp. 71-92. ISSN 1806-9347. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-01882011000200006.
The aim of this article is to analyze the celebrations of 1 May during Vargas' Estado Novo. It is intended to identify changes and permanencies in these commemorative rituals, as well as the strategies of preparation, presentation and legitimation of these commemorations by the government.
Keywords : 1 May; Estado Novo; relations of power.