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A history of the Brazil

comprising its geography, commerce, colonization, aboriginal inhabitants, &c. &c. &c.

by James Henderson

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Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Brazil.,
  • Brazil
    • Subjects:
    • Brazil.,
    • Brazil -- History -- To 1821.

    • Edition Notes

      Pages 31-497 devoted to the various provinces of Brazil.

      StatementBy James Henderson. ... Illustrated with twenty-eight plates and two maps.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF2511 .H49
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 522, [2] p.
      Number of Pages522
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6914213M
      LC Control Number02006775
      OCLC/WorldCa2712141

      Brazil was ruled by Portugal for over years before gaining its independence peacefully in Following the reign of two emperors, Brazil dissolved the monarchy in Today it is a federal republic, made up of a number of states, territories, and the federal district of Brasília, the national capital. Greening Brazil: Environmental Activism in State and Society Kathryn Hochstetle, Margaret E. Keck ISBN (cloth) ISBN (paper) Duke University Press, The Cerrados of Brazil: Ecology and Natural History of a Neotropical Savanna Paulo S. Oliveira, Robert J. Marquis, editors ISBN (cloth).

      Published to mark his 80th birthday, this volume is the first collected compendium of the work of Professor Leslie Bethell and consists of seven essays on major themes in modern Brazilian history a. This category contains pages that are part of the History of Brazil book. If a page of the book isn't showing here, please add text {{BookCat}} to the end of the page concerned. You can view a list of all subpages under the book main page (not including the book main page itself), regardless of whether they're categorized, here.

        Does anyone know any good books on Brazilian history? I have settled on a couples books: Masters and the Slaves, The Evolution of Brazil by Oliveira Lima (a collection of essays), and The Brazil Reader. Once I get a little more about the background of Brazil and its history, I want to move into an analysis of foreign policy and relations. As part of the celebrations for Vale’s year anniversary, the book Vale – Our History was released in November The book eternalizes our history in pages filled with interesting stories and historical data. At first, the idea was to produce a simple catalogue of photos, but the amount of material that was found exceeded expectations.


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