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Chapters of Brazil's colonial history, 1500-1800

Author: João Capistrano de Abreu; Arthur Brakel
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998, ©1997.
Series: Library of Latin America.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Chapters in Brazil's Colonial History, Capistrano de Abreu created an integrated history of Brazil in a landmark work of scholarship that is also a literary masterpiece. Abreu offers a startlingly modern analysis of the past, based on the role of the economy, settlement, and the occupation of the interior. In these pages, he combines sharp portraits of dramatic events--close fought battles against Dutch  Read more...
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History
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Abreu, João Capistrano de, 1853-1927.
Chapters of Brazil's colonial history, 1500-1800.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1998, ©1997
(DLC) 96043461
(OCoLC)40663041
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: João Capistrano de Abreu; Arthur Brakel
ISBN: 9780198026310 0198026315
OCLC Number: 301983462
Language Note: Translated from the Portuguese.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 236 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Series Editors' General Introduction; Preface; A House Built on Sand: Capistrano de Abreu and the History of Brazil; 1. Indigenous Antecedents; 2. Exotic Elements; 3. The Discoverers; 4. The First Conflicts; 5. Hereditary Captaincies; 6. Crown Captaincies; 7. Frenchmen and Spaniards; 8. Fighting the Dutch; 9. The Backlands; 10. Setting Boundaries; 11. Three Centuries Later; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Library of Latin America.
Other Titles: Capítulos de historia colonial, 1500-1800.
Responsibility: Capistrano de Abreu ; translated from the Portuguese by Arthur Brakel ; with a preface by Fernando A. Novais, and an introduction by Stuart Schwartz.

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Joao Capistrano de Abreu was a Brazilian historian whose work continues to shape our understanding of Brazilian colonial history today. This work is Capistrano de Abreu's single integrated attempt to  Read more...

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