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Author Stein, Stanley J., author

Title Vassouras, a Brazilian coffee county, 1850-1900 : the roles of planter and slave in a plantation society / Stanley J. Stein
Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1985
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 314 pages, 10 unnumbered leaves of plates) : illustrations
Series Harvard historical studies ; v. 69
Contents Part One. From wilderness to plantation -- Introduction -- Part Two. The economy of prosperity -- Plantations in the fifties and sixties -- Plantation labor -- Marketing, provisioning and transport -- Part Three. Plantation society -- The free -- Planter and slave -- Patterns of living -- Religion and festivities on the plantation -- Part Four. Decline -- The crumbling economy -- Abolition and aftermath -- Epilogue -- The legacy -- Appendix -- Glossary
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-310) and index
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Subject Coffee -- Brazil -- Vassouras.
Plantation life -- Brazil -- Vassouras -- History.
Slavery -- Brazil -- Vassouras.
Slaves -- Brazil -- Vassouras -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0691022364 (paperback)
0691076944
9780691022369 (paperback)
9780691076942