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The history of Brazil under the governorship of Count Johan Maurits of Nassau, 1636-1644

The history of Brazil under the governorship of Count Johan Maurits of Nassau, 1636-1644

Author: Caspar van Baerle; Blanche T Ebeling Koning
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Ouvrages avant 1800
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caspar van Baerle; Blanche T Ebeling Koning
ISBN: 9780813036649 081303664X
OCLC Number: 707260813
Description: xxvii, 385 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations (starting p. vii) --
Preface (starting p. ix) --
Acknowledgments (starting p. xxv) --
Dedication: To the Most Illustrious Count Johan Maurits, Count of Nassau, Lately Governor-General of Dutch Brazil (starting p. 1) --
1. History of the United Provinces and the War with Spain. Founding of the West India Company. Description of Brazil (starting p. 5) --
2. Count Johan Maurits' Voyage to Brazil. Battle at Porto Calvo. Administrative Affairs in Brazil (starting p. 31) --
3. Conquests in Africa. Expeditions to Sergipe and Ceara. Administrative Affairs in Paraiba and Rio Grande. Description of Paraiba. Sugar Production (starting p. 54) --
4. Count Johan Maurits' Failed Attack on Bahia. Questions of Trade Monopoly. Admiral Jol's Expedition to the West Indian Islands. Count Johan Maurits Designs Emblems for the Provinces. The Spanish Fleet Sails Past Recife (starting p. 74) --
5. The Affair Arciszewsky (starting p. 102) --
6. Van der Dussen's Report on the Brazilian Territories. Sugar Production. Brazilian Flora and Fauna (starting p. 120) --
7. Vrijburg Palace and the Count's Gardens. Building Bridges across the Beberibe and Capibaribe Rivers (starting p. 140) --
8. The Spanish-Portuguese Armada at the Coast of Brazil, January 1640. Battle at the Downs, October 1639 (starting p. 155) --
9. Guerilla Warfare. Solar Eclipse. Slavery. Conquest of Sergipe del Rey. Portugal Rejects the Spanish Crown (starting p. 175) --
10. Conquests in Africa. Jol's Expedition to Sao Tome. Elias Herckmans' Expedition into the Interior (starting p. 199) --
11. Conquest of Maranhao. Treaties with Portugal (starting p. 217) --
12. Portuguese Rebellion in Maranhao and Sao Tome. Roulox Baro's Journey to the Indian Tribes. Jacob Rabe's Description of the Tapuyas (starting p. 234) --
13. Brouwer and Herckmans' Expedition to Chile (starting p. 251) --
14. Count Johan Maurits Prepares to Depart. Survey of His Eight-Year Governorship. Advice to the Councilors (starting p. 276) --
15. Administrative Affairs in the Brazilian Territories. The Count's Departure. His Report to the States General (starting p. 292) --
16. Praise for Count Johan Maurits' Conduct and Accomplishments as Governor-General of the Territory in Brazil, 1637-1644 (starting p. 310) --
Glossary of Chilean Vocabulary (starting p. 317) --
Biography of Caspar Barlaeus (starting p. 325) --
Notes (starting p. 329) --
Bibliography (starting p. 363) --
Index (starting p. 371)
Other Titles: Rerum per octennium in Brasilia ... historia.
Responsibility: Caspar van Baerle ; translated, with notes and an introduction by Blanche T. van Berckel-Ebeling Koning.


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