Rebellion on the Amazon: The Cabanagem, Race, and Popular Culture in the North of Brazil, 1798-1840

Rebellion on the Amazon: The Cabanagem, Race, and Popular Culture in the North of Brazil, 1798-1840

by Mark Harris
     
 

This is the first book-length study in English to examine the Cabanagem, one of Brazil's largest peasant and urban-poor insurrections.See more details below

Overview

This is the first book-length study in English to examine the Cabanagem, one of Brazil's largest peasant and urban-poor insurrections.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521437233
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/13/2010
Series:
Cambridge Latin American Studies, #95
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: divergent Amazonia; 1. Pará in the age of revolution, history, and historiography; 2. Life on the river; 3. The family and its means in the lower Amazon; 4. Some of the origins of peasant rebellion and the agrarian sector; 5. Forms of resistance in the late colonial period; 6. Independence, liberalism, and changing social and racial relations, 1820–1835; 7. The United Brazilian Encampment at Ecuipiranga, 1833–1837; 8. 'Vengeance on innocence': the repression and continuing rebellion, 1836–1840; Conclusion: the making of the Brazilian Amazon.

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