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History of Brazil

Volume 3

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Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Latin American Studies

  • Date Published: October 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108052863

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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 3 covers the period from 1686 to 1808, when the seat of the Portuguese monarchy was moved from Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro. It concludes with a thorough review of the progress of Brazil in the eighteenth century.

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    • Date Published: October 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108052863
    • length: 974 pages
    • dimensions: 254 x 178 x 49 mm
    • weight: 1.65kg
    • contains: 2 maps
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    31. Measures of Gomes Freyre at Maranham
    32. First laws of the mines
    33. Alarm of invasion at the Rio
    34. Foundation of the town of Tarija
    35. Antequera sent to Asumpcion as judge
    36. D. Lourenco de Almeida governor of Minas Geraes
    37. Growing importance of Montevideo
    38. First cattle introduced into Paraguay
    39. Characters of Ferdinand VI and his queen
    40. Character of Pombal
    41. Companies of Maranham and Pernambuco established
    42. Zeballos recalled from the Plata
    43. Praca dos Przeres destroyed
    44. View of the state of Brazil
    Notes
    Index.

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    Robert Southey

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