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Published: 16 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395072-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9507-2
...chapter one Rethinking Amerindian Resistance and Persistence in Colonial Portuguese America John MonteIro During his “Philosophical Journey” through Amazonia in the 1780s, Alex- andre Rodrigues Ferreira spent time in Monte Alegre and Santarém, Indian towns noted for their...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
...The Portuguese: An Introduction Jorge Flores Sri Lanka occupied a prominent place in the political imagination of early modern Portugal. In August 1499, heavily influenced by the mythical aura that surrounded the island of Taprobane in medieval Europe, King Man­- uel I (r. 1495–1521...
Published: 13 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393443-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9344-3
... government abrupt an were goals Geisel’s 1 “plainly tion, Portuguese the of reaction the of regardless positively, and one ing...
... A Note on the Orthography of Brazilian Portuguese Orthographic reforms have made present-day written Brazilian Por- tuguese distinct from the language as written during much of the history of Lusophone South America. Changes in the accepted spelling of cer- tain...
... Glossary of Portuguese Terms ararense adj.: of the county of Araras; n.: someone from the county of Araras. bacharel n.: holder of an advanced degree (usually a law degree, but in some cases used to refer to holders of medical and engineering degrees); pl.: bacharéis...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392279-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9227-9
...Portuguese Sources on Products and the Monsoons Robert Nicholl Portuguese documents on the arrival of Iberians in the Indonesian archipelago con- stitute a little used source for writing the larger history of these islands, which has been penned almost entirely in English and in Dutch...
Published: 01 September 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387107-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8710-7
... Omar Ribeiro Thomaz ‘‘THE GOOD-HEARTED PORTUGUESE PEOPLE’’ Anthropology of Nation, Anthropology of Empire ‘‘For the Portuguese the heart is the measure of all things stated Jorge Dias in the early 1960s, Coming from an author who...
Published: 07 June 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9402-0
... GLOSSARY OF PORTUGUESE TERMS ambulante: see vendedor ambulante apontador (apontadores, pl see bicheiro banqueiro (de bicho): individual who finances banks a jogo do bicho operation bicheiro: seller of tickets for the jogo do bicho bicho: animal; creature; beast cachaça...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371793-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7179-3
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371793-034
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7179-3
Published: 05 September 2001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8110-5
Published: 11 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375050-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7505-0
... financial crisis for all classes, especially for freedpeople. A series of disadvantageous events further exacerbated their distress, including a hurricane, the termination of state funding for education, and the importation of Portuguese Madeirans as labor competition. Amid such dire circumstances, black...
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By Kesha Fikes
Published: 27 October 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9098-5
...- gal’s accession to the European Economic Community (eec) in 1986 and its economic integration into the European Union (eu) in 1996 fundamentally changed the daily encounter between Afri- can migrants and Portuguese citizens. Where this encounter once revolved around the...
Published: 01 January 1998
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9995-7
... Acknowledgments This book grew out of a conference held in New York on 14 and 15 April 1994, which was sponsored jointly by the Schweitzer Program in the Hu• manities, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, the Office of the Dean for the Humanities, and the...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374305-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7430-5
... Brazil became independent with less political and social conflict than most regions of the Americas. Beginning as a Portuguese colony, it remained tied to Britain through the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It flourished after 1800 as sugar, coffee, and slavery expanded to fill markets...
Published: 09 August 1985
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382959-062
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8295-9
...The Chiromantic Philologist; Of, A Brief Word from Charles Olson: cave,it means cave CHOLUK (Choctaw jargon per Mobilian Trade Language, Gulf Coast and Southeast, 1539 and pre- ) CHALAQUE (Portuguese, Gent. of Elvas' De Soto Chronicle...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-032
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
...The Dutch: An Introduction The expulsion of the Portuguese from Sri Lanka came about because of a pact forged between King Rajasimha II of Kandy and the enterprising Dutch East India Company. The implacable hatred borne by Kandyan rulers for the Portuguese presence is seen as early as...
Published: 13 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393443-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9344-3
... lines racial ity of the Portuguese to extend civilization into the tropics and to soften soften to and tropics the into civilization extend to Portuguese the of ity of Portuguese and African...
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By Alexander Dent
Published: 14 September 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9109-8
... Portuguese into English. I have also had to render music in prose. The book you are holding contains only the untranslated texts whose Portuguese bears directly on my argument. Those who care to explore what might be thought of as the Portuguese-language ‘‘originals’’ will find them on this book’s...
Published: 01 October 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9459-4
...Acknowledgments want to thank Juan Cruz and Sealtiel Alatriste for conspiring to Iinduce me to write these memoirs, and Carmen Lacambra as well. To Saúl Sosnowski, associate provost for international affairs, and a professor in the Spanish and Portuguese Department...