Naked Tropics: Essays on Empire and Other Rogues / Edition 1

Naked Tropics: Essays on Empire and Other Rogues / Edition 1

by Kenneth Maxwell, Maxwell Kenneth, K. Maxwell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415945771

ISBN-13: 9780415945776

Pub. Date: 07/28/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415945776
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2003
Series:
New World in the Atlantic World Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
358
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Map
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Illustrations
Ch. 1First Encounters1
Ch. 2Adios Columbus!13
Ch. 3Chocolate37
Ch. 4Pirate Democracy47
Ch. 5Hegemonies Old and New61
Ch. 6The Spark: The Amazon and the Suppression of the Jesuits91
Ch. 7The Idea of the Luso-Brazilian Empire109
Ch. 8Why Was Brazil Different?: The Contexts of Independence145
Ch. 9The Odd Couple: Jefferson and the Abbe171
Ch. 10A Story of Slavery, Sex, and Mammon187
Ch. 11The Tragedy of the Amazon199
Ch. 12Chico Mendes219
Ch. 13The Two Brazils243
Ch. 14Macao: Shadow Land257
Ch. 15Heroes and Traitors291
Ch. 16Orfeu305
Sources of Publications311
Abbreviations313
Index315

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