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The Masters and The Slaves: A Study in the Development of Brazilian Civilization
The Masters and The Slaves A Study in the Development of Brazilian Civilization
Author: Gilberto Freyre
Freyre inspired an army of imitators, but few equaled his readability or his rambunctious, meandering, infinitely varied and deeply erotic interpretation of the formation of Brazilian society. He argued that in the tropics the Portuguese established a "polygamous patriarchal regime" where "widely practiced miscegenation tended to modify the enor...  more »
ISBN: 302098
Publication Date: 1956
Pages: 432
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Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
Book Type: Paperback
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