Alencastre, Amilcar Gomez

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Alencastre, Amilcar Gomez


Born 1916. Brazilian economist and public figure. Alencastre is a counselor of the Ministry of Industry and Trade and chairman of the Brazilian Peace Committee.

Alencastre has written several works on the economy of Latin America and of Brazil in particular. He advocates the development of an independent national economy and the establishment of closer contacts with the socialist countries., Alencastre has visited the USSR several times upon the invitation of the Soviet Peace Committee and the Soviet Committee of Solidarity With Countries of Asia and Africa.


O Brasil e as relaçōes com o Leste e a URSS. Rio de Janeiro, 1959.
Do III Reich ao neocolonialismo .... Rio de Janeiro, 1966.
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