Bandit King: Lampiao Of Brazil

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What Jesse James was to the United States, Lampião was to Brazil, and then some. With a band that at times numbered a hundred or more, this notorious bandit confronted state armies on more than equal terms and cowed political bosses, virtually dominating large sections of his native northeastern backlands during the 1920s and 1930s. Although Lampião was often brutal and merciless, his occasional a...

Paperback: 276 pages
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press (June 1, 2000)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0890961948
ISBN-13: 978-0890961940
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 2303844
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"Greatest" is a mixed compliment, since many bandits are violent, even sadistic sociopaths. But most bandits' careers lasted one, two, perhaps three years at most before being snuffed out by the (so-called) forces of law and order. But Lampaio (Virg...

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assion, together with his exploits, have made him a folk figure in Brazil.Based on contemporary news accounts, archival materials, and extensive interviews by the author, this book presents the first systematic and reliable account of the famed desperado.Examining Lampião’s career from his boyhood in Pernambuco to his death at Angicos, Chandler sorts fact from fiction and places the bandit in the context of the backlands, where in the early part of this century becoming a cangaceiro (bandit) was as natural and attractive to the son of a tenant or small farmer as taking a degree in law or medicine was for the sons of the Recife or Salvador elite. Chandler sees Lampião and other cangaceiros as the inevitable products of a lawless society in which frontier conditions reminiscent of the American West persisted far into the twentieth century.