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History of Brazil

Volume 2

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Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Latin American Studies

  • Date Published: October 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108052856

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  • Robert Southey (1774–1843), Romantic poet and friend of Coleridge, was poet laureate from 1813 to 1843. As well as being distinguished in verse, he also produced successful historical works and was a noted scholar of Portuguese. Between 1810 and 1819 he published this influential three-volume history, drawing on his extensive collection of Portuguese and Spanish books. Originally intended to be part of a larger work on the history of Portugal, this project evolved to focus on Brazil, beginning with its discovery and colonisation by the Portuguese in the sixteenth century and concluding with the relocation of the Portuguese court to Brazil during the Peninsular War. Volume 2 covers the period from 1640 to 1685 and concludes with a review of the state of affairs in Brazil in the seventeenth century. Included are details of slavery, commerce and expeditions into the interior at this time.

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    • Date Published: October 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108052856
    • length: 740 pages
    • dimensions: 254 x 178 x 38 mm
    • weight: 1.26kg
    • contains: 1 map
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    19. The revolution in Portugal announced to Nassau
    20. Union proposed between the East and West Indian Companies
    21. Retreat of the Dutch
    22. Attempt to assassinate Fernandes
    23. The bishop of Tucuman invites Jesuits from Brazil and Para
    24. System of the Jesuits in Paraguay
    25. Cardenas bishop of Paraguay
    26. Maranham in a worse state than the older captaincies
    27. Vidal takes possession of the government
    28. Barreto governor general
    29. Affairs of Maranham
    30. Boundaries of Maranham
    Notes.

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