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The Resource 1808 : the flight of the emperor : how a weak prince, a mad queen, and the British navy tricked Napoleon and changed the new world, Laurentino Gomes : translated from the Portuguese by Andrew Nevins

1808 : the flight of the emperor : how a weak prince, a mad queen, and the British navy tricked Napoleon and changed the new world, Laurentino Gomes : translated from the Portuguese by Andrew Nevins

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1808 : the flight of the emperor : how a weak prince, a mad queen, and the British navy tricked Napoleon and changed the new world
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1808
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the flight of the emperor : how a weak prince, a mad queen, and the British navy tricked Napoleon and changed the new world
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Laurentino Gomes : translated from the Portuguese by Andrew Nevins
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1808
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Describes the flight of the Portugese Prince Regent Joäao VI to Brazil in 1808 and the impact this had on the country during the thirteen years that the royal court remained there, with the emperor giving a sanction of free trade to Brazil, connecting itto world commerce
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946.9/034
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  • illustrations
  • maps
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index present
LC call number
DP644
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.G6613 2013
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non fiction
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bibliography
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Laurentino Gomes : translated from the Portuguese by Andrew Nevins
1808 : the flight of the emperor : how a weak prince, a mad queen, and the British navy tricked Napoleon and changed the new world, Laurentino Gomes : translated from the Portuguese by Andrew Nevins
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1808 : the flight of the emperor : how a weak prince, a mad queen, and the British navy tricked Napoleon and changed the new world, Laurentino Gomes : translated from the Portuguese by Andrew Nevins
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Originally published in Portuguese under the title: 1808 : como uma rainha louca, um príncipe medroso e uma corte corrupta enganaram Napoleão e mudaram a histÃ3ria de Portugal e do Brasil. São Paulo : Editora Planeta do Brasil, 2007
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part I. The flight of the emperor -- Flight from Lisbon -- The era of deranged monarchs -- The plan -- The declining empire -- Departure -- The royal archivist -- The voyage -- Salvador -- The colony -- Tree Frog, the reporter -- A letter -- Part II. The rise of Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro -- Dom Joao -- Carlota Joaquina -- Hands in the coffers -- A new court -- Empress of the seas -- Transformation -- The chief of police -- Slavery -- The travelers -- Napoleon's downfall -- The Republic of Pernambuco -- Tropical Versailles -- Part III. The return of the monarch -- Portugal abandoned -- The return -- A new Brazil -- The conversion of Dos Santos Marrocos -- The secret
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24 cm
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Extent
xiv, 321 pages
Isbn
9780762787968
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013016667
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illustrations (some color), maps

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