Work of the Fellows: Monographs

The Brazilian Empire: Myths and Histories

By Emília Viotti da Costa (NHC Fellow, 1984–85)

Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1985

From the publisher’s description:

This classic work is must reading for anyone who would understand Brazil and Latin America, past and present. First published in 1985 and now expanded to include a new chapter on women in Brazilian history, the book explores the social, political, economic, and intellectual currents that shaped nineteenth-century Brazil and whose reverberations continue to be felt throughout contemporary Brazilian society.

Subjects
History / Political History / Economic History / Latin American History / Intellectual History / Latin America /

da Costa, Emília Viotti (NHC Fellow, 1984–85). The Brazilian Empire: Myths and Histories. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1985.