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Revista Brasileira de História

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Abstract

CASTRO, Fernando Vale. A Cultural Diplomacy Project for the Republic: Revista Americana and the building of a new continental vision. Rev. Bras. Hist. [online]. 2012, vol.32, n.63, pp. 301-324. ISSN 1806-9347.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-01882012000100014.

The aim of this article is to analyze Revista Americana as a tool of Itamaraty's new strategy of drawing Brazil and the rest of South America closer together, highlighting the role of diplomacy in the recently proclaimed Republic. This periodical illustrates how certain elements of cultural diplomacy were highly valued, elements which were crucial for the construction of a new identity for the South American continent based on its own specific characteristics.

Keywords : Revista Americana; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; cultural diplomacy.

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