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The masters and the slaves : (Casa-grande & senzala) A study in the development of Brazilian civilization / translated from the Portuguese by Samuel Putnam.

Author/Creator:
Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987.
Publication:
New York : Knopf, 1956.
Format/Description:
Book
lxxi, 537, xliv pages : plans ; 25 cm
Edition:
2d English language ed., rev.
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Standardized Title:
Casa-grande & senzala. English
Subjects:
Brazil -- Social life and customs.
Slavery -- Brazil -- History.
Blacks -- Brazil -- History.
Indians of South America -- Brazil -- History.
Families -- Brazil -- History.
Brazil -- Civilization -- African influences.
Blacks.
Civilization -- African influences.
Families.
Indians of South America.
Manners and customs.
Slavery.
Brazil.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
General characteristics of the Portuguese colonization of Brazil : formation of an agrarian, slave-holding and hybrid society
The native in the formation of the Brazilian family
The Portuguese colonizer : antecedents and predispositions
The Negro slave in the sexual and family life of the Brazilian
The Negro slave in the sexual and family life of the Brazilian (continued).
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 501-537).
Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards - Nonfiction, Winner, 1957
Other format:
Online version: Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987. Casa-grande & senzala. English. Masters and the slaves.
Online version: Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987. Casa-grande & senzala. English. Masters and the slaves.
OCLC:
2559543