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Conquest of Maranhão. Treaties with Portugal.

Caspar van Baerle

in The History of Brazil under the Governorship of Count Johan Maurits of Nassau, 1636–1644

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036649
eISBN:
9780813041599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036649.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

After Loanda and São Tomé were captured, the Company advised that the province of Maranhão should be the next province to be conquered. Lichthart and Kühn led the expedition and met little ... More


Introduction: Relaunching Alcântara

Sean T. Mitchell

in Constellations of Inequality: Space, Race, and Utopia in Brazil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226499123
eISBN:
9780226499437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226499437.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Analyzing the events that led to the construction of Brazil’s spaceport in an area once at the center of cotton production by enslaved people, the introduction sets the book’s historical, ... More


Alcântara in Space and Time

Sean T. Mitchell

in Constellations of Inequality: Space, Race, and Utopia in Brazil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226499123
eISBN:
9780226499437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226499437.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 2 extends the arguments of chapter 1 through further ethnographic exposition and through an examination of the history through which free Afro-Brazilian and mixed-race rural communities ... More


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