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The ‘General Language’ and the Social Status of the Indian in Brazil, Sixteenth to Nineteenth Centuries

ANDREA DAHER

in Racism and Ethnic Relations in the Portuguese-Speaking World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265246
eISBN:
9780191754197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265246.003.0013
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the uses of language in successive historical strategies in Brazil. From the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries, the Tupi language was the main vehicle for the catechising ... More


Between Two Saddles: Montaigne

Robert Launay

in Savages, Romans, and Despots: Thinking about Others from Montaigne to Herder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226575254
eISBN:
9780226575421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226575421.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

The Wars of Religion in sixteenth century France were the backdrop of Montaigne’s Essays and specifically his elaboration of a stance of philosophical relativism. In his early essay “Of Custom”, he ... More


Language and Conquest: Tupi-Guarani Expansion in the European Colonization of Brazil and Amazonia

M. Kittiya Lee

in Iberian Imperialism and Language Evolution in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226126173
eISBN:
9780226125671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226125671.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter provides the historical context for understanding the early development of the language known to colonial writers and observers as the Brasílica and referenced in linguistic and ... More


Pierre Clastres and the Amazonian War Machine

Gregory Kalyniuk

in Deleuze and Anarchism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474439077
eISBN:
9781474465151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439077.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In addressing the relation between Deleuze’s philosophy and anarchism, no discussion would be complete without considering Pierre Clastres’ ethnographic research on the stateless peoples of the ... More


South America & the Exploration of the Rio de la Plata

Heather Dalton

in Merchants and Explorers: Roger Barlow, Sebastian Cabot, and Networks of Atlantic Exchange 1500–1560

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199672059
eISBN:
9780191773747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672059.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter follows Cabot’s voyage, examining events that led Cabot to abort plans to sail to the Moluccas via the Strait of Magellan. It describes the voyage down the coast of Brazil as Cabot ... More


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