Empire, Monarchy, and the Portuguese Royal Court in Rio de Janeiro, 1808-1821
By (author) Kirsten Schultz
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Tropical Versailles by Kirsten Schultz
Book DescriptionThis engaging study tells the fascinating story of the only European empire to relocate its capital to the New World.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415929875
(229mm x 152mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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This text tells of the only European empire to relocate its capital to the New World. In 1807, to escape an invading Napoleonic army, the Portuguese Prince Regent and 10,000 functionaries set sail for Brazil. Following the transfer of the court, Rio de Janeiro, became a "tropical Versailles".
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Author Biography - Kirsten Schultz
Kirsten Schultz is a Fellow in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at The Cooper Union in New York City.
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