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Author Williams, Mary Wilhelmine, 1878-1944.

Title Dom Pedro the Magnanimous : second emperor of Brazil / by Mary Wilhelmine Williams
Published Abingdon [England] : Frank Cass and Co., Ltd., ©1937
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 414 pages, 7 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits
Contents Ch. 1. Founding of the Brazilian empire -- ch. 2. Bending the twig -- ch. 3. The regency and boy emperor -- ch. 4. Don Pedro's Brazil in the 1840's -- ch. 5. The emperor's family life and general routine -- ch. 6. Twenty-five years of foreign troubles -- ch. 7. Don Pedro's struggles with a premature political system -- ch. 8. A visit to the old world -- ch. 9. The emperor's religious views and church policy -- ch. 10. Touring the United States of America -- ch. 11. Don Pedro as teacher of the Brazilian nation -- ch. 12. Promotion of internal progress -- ch. 13. Among the intellectuals -- ch. 14. Slavery and abolition -- ch. 15. Increasing discontent toward the monarchy -- ch. 16. the menace of militarism -- ch. 17. The revolution -- ch. 18. Banishment of the imperial family -- ch. 19. Don Pedro in exile
Notes Originally published by the University of North Carolina Press
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 386-403) and index
Subject Pedro II, Emperor of Brazil, 1825-1891.
Pedro II, Emperor of Brazil, 1825-1891.
Emperors -- Brazil -- Biography
Emperors.
Brazil -- History -- Empire, 1822-1889.
Brazil.
Genre/Form Biographies.
History.
Form Electronic book
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