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Rebellion in the Backlands

Author: Euclides Da Cunha; Samuel Putnam
Publisher: Chicago, IL University of Chicago Press 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Euclides da Cunha's classic account of the brutal campaigns against religious mystic Antonio Conselheiro has been called the Bible of Brazilian nationality. ""Euclides da Cunha went on the campaigns [against Conselheiro] as a journalist and what he returned with and published in 1902 is still unsurpassed in Latin American literature. Cunha is a talent as grand, spacious, entangled with knowledge, curiosity, and  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Euclides Da Cunha; Samuel Putnam
ISBN: 9780226124445 0226124444 9780226124452 0226124452
OCLC Number: 927985713
Description: 1 online resource (570 p.)

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Euclides da Cunha's classic account of the brutal campaigns against religious mystic Antonio Conselheiro has been called the Bible of Brazilian nationality. ""Euclides da Cunha went on the campaigns [against Conselheiro] as a journalist and what he returned with and published in 1902 is still unsurpassed in Latin American literature. Cunha is a talent as grand, spacious, entangled with knowledge, curiosity, and bafflement as the country itself. ... On every page there is a heart of idea, speculation, dramatic observation that tells of a creative mission undertaken, the identity ...

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