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Early Brazil : a documentary collection to 1700

Author: Stuart B Schwartz
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
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"Early Brazil presents a collection of original sources, many published for the first time in English and some never before published in any language, that illustrates the process of conquest, colonization, and settlement in Brazil. The volume emphasizes the actions and interactions of the indigenous peoples, Portuguese, and Africans in the formation of the first extensive plantation colony based on slavery in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Sources
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart B Schwartz
ISBN: 9780521198332 052119833X 9780521124539 0521124530
OCLC Number: 539084751
Language Note: Translated from the Portuguese.
Description: xxv, 318 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The 'discovery' and first encounters with Brazil --
2. The donatarial system --
3. Royal government --
4. The French interlude --
5. Indians, Jesuits, and colonists --
6. The world of the engenhos --
7. Government and society in Dutch Brazil --
8. Burdens of slavery and race --
9. Public and private power --
10. Religion and society --
11. Frontiers.
Responsibility: edited by Stuart B. Schwartz ; translated by Clive Willis and Stuart B. Schwartz.

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