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An outline of Brazilian history

Maria A. de Alencastro GuimaraМѓes

An outline of Brazilian history

by Maria A. de Alencastro GuimaraМѓes

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Published by [s.n.] in Rio de Janeiro .
Written in English


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Statementtranslated [from the Portuguese] by John Knox.
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Open LibraryOL13661361M

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Duarte Pacheco Pereira, in his book De Situ Orbis, tells of being in Brazil insent by King Manuel of Portugal.) Brazil's first colonizers were met by Tupinamba Indians, one group in the vast array of the continent's native population. "Practical is the word," said he, with another hateful chuckle.

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This is due to the fact that the Portuguese had occupied and colonised Brazil since the 16th century, infusing the local native culture with their own European ideals, customs, beliefs and language.