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Sugar Plantations in the Formation of Brazilian Society

Bahia, 15501835 (Cambridge Latin American Studies)

by Stuart B. Schwartz

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • Modern period, c 1500 onwards,
  • Sugar trade,
  • History Of Labor,
  • Slavery,
  • Brazil,
  • History / Renaissance,
  • Sugar trade--Brazil--Bahia (State)--History,
  • History,
  • Bahia (State),
  • Plantations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages608
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7736304M
    ISBN 100521309344
    ISBN 109780521309349

    Slavery in Brazil began long before the first Portuguese settlement was established in , as members of one tribe would enslave captured members of another. Later, colonists were heavily dependent on indigenous labor during the initial phases of settlement to maintain the subsistence economy, and natives were often captured by expeditions called bandeiras ("Flags", from the flag of Portugal.   Sugar plantations were simultaneously prototypical racializing state actors and part of the emergent relations of capital changing the climate. With their rationalized, time-disciplined labor for processing cane into sugar, plantations were not only fundamentally proto-industrial sites, but also one of capital’s laboratories of : Joshua R. Eichen.

    He has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton), and twice an ACLS Fellow. His first book, Sovereignty and Society in Colonial Brazil (), received Honorable mention for the Bolton Prize in and his book Sugar Plantations in the Formation of Brazilian Society () won the Bolton Prize. Stuart B Schwartz. Stuart B. Schwartz is George Burton Adams Professor of History at Yale University. His books include All Can Be Saved: Religious Tolerance and Salvation in the Iberian Atlantic World, Victors and Vanquished: Spanish and Nahua Views of the Conquest of Mexico, The Cambridge History of the Native Peoples of the Americas: South America, Implicit Understandings, Slaves, Peasants.

    v i e quinto coloquio internacional de estudos luso brasileiros actas Sugar Plantations In The Formation Of Brazilian Society. Author by Through a series of essays on various aspects of Portuguese and Brazilian culture, this book presents an enlightening picture of contemporary civilization in the two countries and a forecast of what. Stuart B. Schwartz, a professor of history and director of the Center for Early Modern History at the University of Minnesota, is the author of Sugar Plantations in the Formation of Brazilian Society, which won the Bolton Prize for the best book in Latin American History.


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BAHIA,by Stuart B. Schwartz. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,pp. In the French historian Marc Bloch wrote: 'It is very naive to claim to understand men without knowing what sort of health they enjoyed'.

It is this kind of naivety that. This study examines the history of the sugar economy and the peculiar development of plantation society over a three hundred year period in Bahia, a major sugar plantation zone and an important terminus of the Atlantic slave trade.

Drawing on little-used archival sources, plantations accounts, and notarial records, Professor Schwartz has examined through both quantitative and qualitative. Schwartz shows how slave society in Bahia shaped the rest of Brazilian society in a way that lingers even to today. Very impressive, /5-The only drawbAcks to this book are that it was pretty dry, and the length, but even the length is easily explained because this book goes into such great detail about slave society in Bahia for about years/5.

Up to this point, we have traced the formation of colonial Brazilian society through the sugar economy and the plantation system on which it was based. During this formative experience, actions and decisions by Europeans, Indians, and Africans contributed to the way in which the historical process took place and the results to which it led.

The peculiarities of sugar-making and the nature of plantation labour are used throughout the book as keys to an understanding of roles and relationships in plantation society.

A comparative perspective is also employed, so that studies of slavery elsewhere in the Americas inform the analysis, while at many points direct comparisons of the Cited by: Sugar Plantations in the Formation of Brazilian Society: Bahia, By Schwartz, Stuart B. New York: Cambridge University Press, there is a certain amount of repetition throughout the book, this seems unavoidable given the study’s structure.

Sugar Plantations is a major contribution to our efforts to understand Bahia and Author: Francis A. Dutra. The peculiarities of sugar-making and the nature of plantation labour are used throughout the book as keys to an understanding of roles and relationships in plantation society.

A comparative perspective is also employed, so that studies of slavery elsewhere in the Americas inform the analysis, while at many points direct comparisons of the Price: $ Buy Sugar Plantations in the Formation of Brazilian Society: Bahia, – (Cambridge Latin American Studies) by Schwartz, Stuart (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Get this from a library. Sugar plantations in the formation of Brazilian society: Bahia, [Stuart B Schwartz] -- Colonial Brazil was a multiracial society, profoundly influenced by slavery and the plantation system. This study examines the history of the sugar economy and the.

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Publication Information The main body of the Publication Information page contains all the metadata that HRAF holds for that document. Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records Schwartz, Stuart B. Title: Sugar plantations in the formation of Brazilian society: Bahia, Published By: Original publisher Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press.

All Book Search results » About the author () Stuart B. Schwartz, a professor of history and director of the Center for Early Modern History at the University of Minnesota, is the author of Sugar Plantations in the Formation of Brazilian Society, which won the Bolton Prize for the best book in Latin American History.

This book provides an institutional and historical analysis of the Brazilian Church, focusing in particular on its political role in relation to the state and society. There is a great interest in the Catholic Church in Latin America, both as an institution and as a progressive social force.

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Sovereignty and Society in Colonial Brazil The High Court of Bahia and Its Judges, About the Book. Peasants, and Rebels, and Sugar Plantations in the Formation of Brazilian Society.

Professor Schwartz specializes in the history of colonial Latin America, especially Brazil, and the history of early modern expansion. In addition, while this book cannot compete in significance with Schwartz's prize-winning and monumental Sugar Plantations in the Formation of Brazilian Society: Bahia, (), it is substantially more accessible for students and scholars interested in.

Schwartz, Stuart B. Sugar Plantations in the Formation of Brazilian Society: Bahia – Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, E-mail Citation» This encyclopedic overview of Brazilian slavery is a major social history that covers nearly three centuries.

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[12] Schwartz was a fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation [13] and the Institute of Advanced Studies in Princeton, New Jersey.