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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Brazil,
  • Portugal

Subjects:

  • Indians of South America -- Brazil -- First contact with Europeans.,
  • Conquerors -- Portugal -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Conquerors -- Brazil -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Brazil -- Colonization.,
  • Brazil -- History -- 16th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAlida C. Metcalf.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF2526 .M48 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3404616M
ISBN 100292709706, 0292712766
LC Control Number2005020020

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Certainly, conceptualizing the Portuguese and Indian worlds as a dyadic relationship is key to understanding the conflict between two very different ways of life that competed for Brazil after But go-betweens, as third parties, influenced the relationship that emerged in fundamental ways. In this innovative history, Alida Metcalf thoroughly investigates the many roles played by go-betweens in the colonization of sixteenth-century Brazil. She finds that many individuals created physical links among Europe, Africa, and Brazil-explorers, traders, settlers, and slaves circulated goods, plants, animals, and diseases. Go‐betweens and the Colonization of Brazil, – ‐ by Alida C. Metcalf. A. J. R. Russell‐Wood. The Johns Hopkins University. Search for more papers by this author. A. J. R. Russell‐Wood. The Johns Hopkins University. Search for more papers by this author. First published: 13 March Author: A. J. R. Russell-Wood. Go-Betweens and the Colonization of Brazil: Alida C. Metcalf Dona Marina (La Malinche) Pocahontas Sacagawea - their names live on in historical memory because these women bridged the indigenous American and European worlds, opening the way for the cultural encounters, collisions, and fusions that shaped the social and even physical landscape of the modern Americas.

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