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  • 80 Years of Japanese Immigration(139 clicks)
    In Portuguese and in English. Short.
  • Biblioteca Nacional(107 clicks)
    Contains documents online.
  • Brazil By Sergio Koreisha(106 clicks)
  • Brazil's Statistical and Geographical Office(123 clicks)
    In Portuguese
  • Brazzil(203 clicks)
    Since 1989 Brazzil has been a respected national link between Brazil and all those—Brazilian or not—who feel a kinship with the Brazilian way of life, politics, economy, culture, and soul. Going beyond the reporting of facts, Brazzil brings the whys, the hows and thens.
  • Colonial Brazil(119 clicks)
  • Documents on 1964 Coup(117 clicks)
    from the National Security Archives
  • Farroupilha Revolution(104 clicks)
    "On February 25, 1845, the leaders of the Farroupilha Revolution defeated in the battlefields by the imperial troops headed by Field Marshall Luís Alves de Lima e Silva - Baron of Caxias signed the Peace of Ponche Verde. That was the end of a fight among brothers which bloodbathed the noble "gaucho' soil for around ten years."
  • Fernando Collor(127 clicks)
    He became Brazil's president in 1990 and began liberalizing the economy. At the time, he was 40 years old.
  • From Machiavelli to Martyr: The Transformation of a Legacy(99 clicks)
    An Analysis of Getúlio Vargas’s Suicide Letter
  • Fundação Getulio Vargas(116 clicks)
    "Dedicada ao ensino e à pesquisa nas áreas de Economia, Administração e História, gerando produtos e serviços de alta qualidade, mantendo e formando gerações de especialistas, a FGV tornou-se nestes últimos 50 anos um centro de referência brasileiro no mundo."
  • Getulio Vargas(127 clicks)
    Kay Stacy's short biography of Vargas, the political giant of 20th century Brazil.
  • Getulio Vargas and the Estado Novo(138 clicks)
  • History(118 clicks)
    Meu Brasil by Sergio Koreisha
  • History of Brasilia(128 clicks)
  • History of Brazil (138 clicks)
  • Images of Brazil(114 clicks)
  • Indice de Historia do Brasil(113 clicks)
    In Portguese. The best single site for Brazilian history.
  • José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva(120 clicks)
    Pangyeric biography of José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva.
  • Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Section on Brazil(103 clicks)
    This is a bilingual page.
  • Luso-Brazilian Review(99 clicks)
    The LBR appears twice annually. There is one standard issue, with articles about the history, literature, art, social science, and culture of the Portuguese-speaking world. The second issue is thematic.
  • Nineteenth Century Brazil(108 clicks)
    Brief essay by Sarwat Shafiq Mahmood denoting major trends.
  • Pedro I(139 clicks)
  • Pedro II(106 clicks)
    James Russell Miller presents a short biography of the Emperor.
  • Photographs and other Images Data Base(108 clicks)
    Great collection from the University of Miami
  • Photos Reveal Harsh Detail Of Brazil's History With Slavery(214 clicks)
  • Republican Brazil, 1889-1985(117 clicks)
    From the Library of Congress, this is an excellent history of Brazil.
  • Scholarly Guide to Brazilian Resources(107 clicks)
    From LANIC, University of Texas
  • Terra: Struggle of the Landless(120 clicks)
    Peasants fighting for land. An excellent site
  • The Treaty of Tordesillas(135 clicks)
  • The United States and Brazil: Expanding Frontiers, Comparing Cultures(106 clicks)
    explores the history of Brazil, interactions between Brazil and the United States from the eighteenth century to the present, and the parallels and contrasts between Brazilian and American culture and history. The project is a collaboration between the Library of Congress and the National Library of Brazil.
  • Through the Brazilian Wilderness by Theodore Roosevelt (126 clicks)
    Audio book
  • Twenty Exemplary Cases(101 clicks)
    "It consists of photographs and text describing of twenty out of more than 500 documented cases of torture in Brazil when the Military ruled the country between 1964 and 1980."
  • Why Was Brazil Different? The Contexts of Independence(102 clicks)
    Written by: Kenneth Maxwell, John Parry Memorial Lecture, April 25, 2000, Harvard University