Anonymous. Information on Brazil and of its leaders

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Title: Information on Brazil and of its leaders

Published in: Revista trimensal de historia e geographia -- Vol. 6

Published By: Revista trimensal de historia e geographia -- Vol. 6 Rio de Janeiro: J.M. Nunes Garcia, 1844. 412-443 p. [incomplete]

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2003. Computer File

Culture: Tupinamba (SO09)

Subjects: Linguistic identification (197); Alcoholic beverages (273); Mode of marriage (583); Instigation of war (721); Aftermath of combat (727); Magicians and diviners (791);

Abstract: The author of this report was an anonymous Jesuit. The report contains only a few pages on the Indians but they give us some data which confirm other statements on important matters, like preferential marriage and revitalism.

Document Number: 18

Document ID: so09-018

Document Type: Component part(s), monograph

Language: English translation from Portuguese

Note: This document consists of excerpts. Translation of: [Enformacao do Brazil, e de suas Capitanias]. The original Portuguese text is not included. Translated for the HRAF files by Alfred Métraux prior to 1956 ; additional translation by Gary S. Vescelius ca. 1970.

Field Date: 1584

Evaluation: Missionary-3, 4

Analyst: Alfred Métraux ; Gary Vescelius ; 1971

Coverage Date: 1584

Coverage Place: Brazil

LCSH: Tupinamba Indians


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