Sergio Buarque if inhales in the workmanship of Max Weber, mainly, when he considers a liberal state to the Brazilian nation and displays a pair ideal of opposing concepts, symbolized for the figure of the adventurer and the worker. For it modernity is inserted in urban culture, scholar, based on the work and the capitalism. 4) You criticize: The book Roots of Brazil caused great impact in the Brazilian society, therefore with only three years before Gilbert Freyre published the book House Grande and Senzala. This workmanship of Buarque diverge very of the historiografia that had been implanted in the workmanship of Freyre. In this book it goes to present the contrast of the tradition and modernity Brazilian society.
For this, he tries to explain that the formation of Brazil contemporary is widely on the origins of on Brazilian society since the settling and to its legacy institucional politician and. This traditionalism comes since its Iberian past, that is, of its roots. In this situation it breaches with what the patriarcal Brazilian society believed thus causing great criticizes. 5) Conclusion: Roots of Brazil are an assay of great value scientific, but not only literary, that it goes to search the origins of Brazil in Portugal and the large state escravocrata or the agricultural patriarcal family. The USA of a dialtico method stops to state with wealth the contradictions of the object that it is analyzing.
In Roots of Brazil we have the suggestion of the three elites? the agricultural patriarcal, the urban patrimonialista that if constitutes Empire no longer and the bourgeois native of So Paulo of coffee base. The author suggests that Brazil is passing for ‘ ‘ great revoluo’ ‘ since middle of Century XIX, that he has in the coffee elite and ampler urban sectors of the society its base. Sergio salient Buarque the limitations of the agricultural leading elite and substitutes the harmony for ‘ ‘ man cordial’ ‘. The man cordial is that one that comes of the family, is the hospitable and generous man.