Family and Frontier in Colonial Brazil: Santana de Parnaíba, 1580–1822

Paperback | March 1, 2005

byAlida C. Metcalf

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Family and Frontier in Colonial Brazil was originally published by the University of California Press in 1992. Alida Metcalf has written a new preface for this first paperback edition.

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Family and Frontier in Colonial Brazil was originally published by the University of California Press in 1992. Alida Metcalf has written a new preface for this first paperback edition.

Alida Metcalf is Harris Masterson, Jr. Professor of History at Rice University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.94 × 5.95 × 0.69 inPublished:March 1, 2005Publisher:University Of Texas PressLanguage:English

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AbbreviationsPreface to the Second EditionAcknowledgmentsA Note on CurrencyA Note on OrthographyIntroduction: Family, Frontier, and the Colonization of the Americas1. Indians, Portuguese, and Mamelucos: The Sixteenth-Century Colonization of São Vicente2. Town, Kingdom, and Wilderness3. The Origins of Social Class4. Families of Planters5. Families of Peasants6. Families of SlavesConclusion: Family and Frontier at IndependenceAppendixNotesBibliographyIndex

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Historians of Brazil, rejoice! This pathbreaking study of family strategies in rural colonial Brazil is back in print.