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Rebellious Maps José Joaquim Da Rocha and the Proto-Independence Movement in Colonial Brazil

Martin Brückner

in Early American Cartographies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834695
eISBN:
9781469600802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838723_bruckner.9
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on a plot of rebellion in the captaincy of Minas Gerais. Upon its discovery, Portuguese commissioners named one of their star cartographers, Jose Joaquim da Rocha, as one of the ... More


Eustáquio Neves

Kimberly L. Cleveland

in Black Art in Brazil: Expressions of Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044767
eISBN:
9780813046457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044767.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Eustáquio Neves is a self-taught photographer who lives in the interior state of Minas Gerais. Through an examination of several of his photographic series, this chapter discusses how Neves provides ... More


Observatory for Urban Health in Belo Horizonte City: An Innovative and Cross-Sectoral Collaboration in Urban Health

Waleska Teixeira Caiaffa and Amélia Augusta de Lima Friche

in Urban Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190915858
eISBN:
9780190915889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915858.003.0037
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The Belo Horizonte Observatory for Urban Health is a partnership of the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, with the Belo Horizonte Municipality. The Observatory is engaged in a wide range of ... More


The Diaspora’s Concert Worlds: Europe and the Americas

Samuel A. Floyd

in The Transformation of Black Music: The rhythms, the songs, and the ships of the African Diaspora

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780195307245
eISBN:
9780190651305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307245.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter first highlights the contributions of musicians of African descent who compose in European and/or Europe-derived genres, beginning with Vicente Lusitano in the mid-1550s. Composers, ... More


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