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The free man on the free land: the typesetter, the libertarian journalist and social network newspaper The Free Land, 1905-10

Grant number: 14/23467-4
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): March 01, 2015
Effective date (End): November 30, 2016
Field of knowledge:Humanities - History - History of Brazil
Cooperation agreement: Coordination of Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES)
Principal researcher:Luigi Biondi
Grantee:Lucas Thiago Rodarte Alvarenga
Home Institution: Escola de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (EFLCH). Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP). Campus Guarulhos. Guarulhos , SP, Brazil


The purpose of this research project is to analyze the newspaper The Free Land in its conception, structuring and placement of forms, as well as the performance of its creators: Edgard Leuenroth and Neno Vasco, journalists, anarchists and libertarian militancy greats of the era. In this analysis, we seek to identify and understand the social network formed by journalists/readers/subscribers together and her role as a contributor to the consolidation of bases of the labor movement, as well as analyze the process of transformation of the graph worker, one of the main centers intellectuals of libertarian activism in the early twentieth century in Brazil, when it comes to play the role of journalist and contributes to the political education of the worker. (AU)

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