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Family and Frontier in Colonial Brazil Santana de Parna�ba, 1580-1822

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ISBN-10: 0292706529

ISBN-13: 9780292706521

Edition: 2005

Authors: Alida C. Metcalf

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Family and Frontier in Colonial Brazil was originally published by the University of California Press in 1992. Alida Metcalf has written a new preface for this first paperback edition.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 3/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Alida Metcalf is Harris Masterson, Jr. Professor of History at Rice University.

Abbreviations
Preface to the Second Edition
Acknowledgments
A Note on Currency
A Note on Orthography
Introduction: Family, Frontier, and the Colonization of the Americas
Indians, Portuguese, and Mamelucos: The Sixteenth-Century Colonization of Sao Vicente
Town, Kingdom, and Wilderness
The Origins of Social Class
Families of Planters
Families of Peasants
Families of Slaves
Conclusion: Family and Frontier at Independence
Appendix
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Maps
Town of Santana de Parnaiba
Sao Vicente in the Age of the Bandeiras
Sao Paulo and the Gold Rush
Towns of Colonial Sao Paulo
Tables
Population of Principal Towns of Sao Vicente, 1676
Deaths among Social Groups, Parish of Aracariguama, 1720-1731
Two Agricultural Economies: Income from Crops by Class of Farmer, 1798
Landownership by Class of Farmer, 1775
The Town Center in 1798
Race and Class in Parnaiba, 1820
Division of Mariana Pais's Estate, 1740
Composition of Planter Family Estates, Eighteenth Century
Settlement Patterns of the Descendants of the Original Founders of Parnaiba
Settlement Patterns of the Descendants of Mariana Pais, Great-Great-Granddaughter of the Original Founders of Parnaiba
The Planters of Parnaiba
Land Use Patterns of the Peasantry, 1775
Godparents of Peasant Children
Households Headed by Men and Women, Peasant Population, 1820
Urban and Rural Family Structure, Peasant Population, 1820
Female-headed Households, Peasant Population, 1775 and 1820
African and Creole Slaves, 1820
Crude Marriage Rates, Slave and Free Populations
Slave Marriages, Santana Parish, 1726-1820
Slave Families on Three Large Estates, 1740s
Godfathers of Slave Children
Crimes for Which Slaves Went to Jail
Victims of Slave Violent Crimes
Figures
Division of Community Property at the Death of a Married Man with Three Children
Division of Community Property at the Death of a Married Man with One Favored Heir
Nuclear Families as a Percent of All Peasant Households Across the Family Cycle, 1775
Peasant Agricultural Production by Household Type, 1775
Agricultural Production of Peasant Nuclear Families Across the Family Cycle, 1775
Slaves of Rev. Francisco Lopes Sa, 1798
Slave Families of Rev. Francisco Lopes Sa
Population Pyramid of the Slave Population, 1820
Single, Married, and Widowned Slaves by Age, 1820
Gutman's Model of the Slave Family Cycle
Plates
Seventeenth-century Chapel of Our Lady of Conception, Vuturuna Estate, Santana de Parnaiba
Seventeeth-century wattle-and-daub church from Areias, Sao Paulo. Watercolor by Thomas Ender, early nineteenth century
Indians captured from the sertao. Lithography by Jean Baptiste Debret, early nineteenth century.
Making war on tribal Indians. Debret, early nineteenth century
Guarani Indian women on their way to mass. Debret, early nineteenth century
Sparse interior of a wealthy family home, city of Sao Paulo, Ender, early nineteenth century
Eighteenth-century taipa de pilao houses of Santana de Parnaiba