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Colonial Brazil : Cambridge History of Latin America - Leslie Bethell

Colonial Brazil

Cambridge History of Latin America

By: Leslie Bethell (Editor)

Paperback Published: 6th July 1987
ISBN: 9780521349253
Number Of Pages: 410

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Colonial Brazil is a selection of chapters from the Cambridge History of Latin America volumes 1 and 2 brought together to provide a continous history of the Portuguese Empire in Brazil from the beginning of the sixteenth to the beginning of the nineteenth centuries. The chapters cover early Portuguese settlement, political and economic structures, plantations and slavery, the gold rushes, the impact of colonial rule on Indian societies, imperial reorganization in the eighteenth century, and demographic and economic change during the final decades of the empire.

List of maps and figures
Note on currency and measurement
Preface
Portuguese settlement, 1500+1580
Political and economic structures of empire, 1580+1750
Plantations and peripheries, c.1580+1750
Indians and the frontier
The gold cycle, c. 1690+1750
Imperial re-organization, 1750+1808
Late colonial Brazil, 1750+1808
A note on literature and intellectual life
Bibliographical essays
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780521349253
ISBN-10: 0521349257
Series: Cambridge History of Latin America
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 410
Published: 6th July 1987
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.99 x 15.24  x 1.98
Weight (kg): 0.56

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