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Go-Betweens and the Colonization of Brazil, 1500-1600

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ISBN-10: 0292712766

ISBN-13: 9780292712768

Edition: 2006

Authors: Alida C. Metcalf

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"Based on a broad array of sources, including extensive archival research, this book presents a provocatively new interpretation of indigenous-European relations in Portuguese America, as they unfolded over the course of the sixteenth century.... The topic is fascinating and the sources extremely rich and suggestive." John Monteiro, Anthropology Department, UNICAMP, Brazil, and Visiting Professor of History, Harvard University Dontilde;a Marina (La Malinche) ...Pocahontas ...Sacagaweatheir 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…    
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 1/2/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 391
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

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

A Note on Spelling and Citation
Acknowledgments
Go-betweens
Encounter
Possession
Conversion
Biology
Slavery
Resistance
Power
Notes
Bibliography
Index