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  • 80 Years of Japanese Immigration(109 clicks)
    In Portuguese and in English. Short.
  • Biblioteca Nacional(88 clicks)
    Contains documents online.
  • Brazil By Sergio Koreisha(88 clicks)
  • Brazil's Statistical and Geographical Office(105 clicks)
    In Portuguese
  • Brazzil(161 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(98 clicks)
  • Documents on 1964 Coup(97 clicks)
    from the National Security Archives
  • Farroupilha Revolution(86 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(108 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(81 clicks)
    An Analysis of Getúlio Vargas’s Suicide Letter
  • Fundação Getulio Vargas(96 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(105 clicks)
    Kay Stacy's short biography of Vargas, the political giant of 20th century Brazil.
  • Getulio Vargas and the Estado Novo(107 clicks)
  • History(99 clicks)
    Meu Brasil by Sergio Koreisha
  • History of Brasilia(107 clicks)
  • History of Brazil (113 clicks)
  • Images of Brazil(96 clicks)
  • Indice de Historia do Brasil(94 clicks)
    In Portguese. The best single site for Brazilian history.
  • José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva(100 clicks)
    Pangyeric biography of José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva.
  • Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Section on Brazil(85 clicks)
    This is a bilingual page.
  • Luso-Brazilian Review(82 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(88 clicks)
    Brief essay by Sarwat Shafiq Mahmood denoting major trends.
  • Pedro I(112 clicks)
  • Pedro II(85 clicks)
    James Russell Miller presents a short biography of the Emperor.
  • Photographs and other Images Data Base(87 clicks)
    Great collection from the University of Miami
  • Photos Reveal Harsh Detail Of Brazil's History With Slavery(184 clicks)
  • Republican Brazil, 1889-1985(95 clicks)
    From the Library of Congress, this is an excellent history of Brazil.
  • Scholarly Guide to Brazilian Resources(88 clicks)
    From LANIC, University of Texas
  • Terra: Struggle of the Landless(96 clicks)
    Peasants fighting for land. An excellent site
  • The Treaty of Tordesillas(105 clicks)
  • The United States and Brazil: Expanding Frontiers, Comparing Cultures(86 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 (103 clicks)
    Audio book
  • Twenty Exemplary Cases(84 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(81 clicks)
    Written by: Kenneth Maxwell, John Parry Memorial Lecture, April 25, 2000, Harvard University