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  • 80 Years of Japanese Immigration(160 clicks)
    In Portuguese and in English. Short.
  • Biblioteca Nacional(127 clicks)
    Contains documents online.
  • Brazil By Sergio Koreisha(125 clicks)
  • Brazil's Statistical and Geographical Office(141 clicks)
    In Portuguese
  • Brazzil(243 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(140 clicks)
  • Documents on 1964 Coup(135 clicks)
    from the National Security Archives
  • Farroupilha Revolution(127 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(148 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(117 clicks)
    An Analysis of Getúlio Vargas’s Suicide Letter
  • Fundação Getulio Vargas(136 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(146 clicks)
    Kay Stacy's short biography of Vargas, the political giant of 20th century Brazil.
  • Getulio Vargas and the Estado Novo(165 clicks)
  • History(139 clicks)
    Meu Brasil by Sergio Koreisha
  • History of Brasilia(153 clicks)
  • History of Brazil (157 clicks)
  • Images of Brazil(135 clicks)
  • Indice de Historia do Brasil(135 clicks)
    In Portguese. The best single site for Brazilian history.
  • José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva(142 clicks)
    Pangyeric biography of José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva.
  • Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Section on Brazil(120 clicks)
    This is a bilingual page.
  • Luso-Brazilian Review(120 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(128 clicks)
    Brief essay by Sarwat Shafiq Mahmood denoting major trends.
  • Pedro I(158 clicks)
  • Pedro II(123 clicks)
    James Russell Miller presents a short biography of the Emperor.
  • Photographs and other Images Data Base(127 clicks)
    Great collection from the University of Miami
  • Photos Reveal Harsh Detail Of Brazil's History With Slavery(243 clicks)
  • Republican Brazil, 1889-1985(138 clicks)
    From the Library of Congress, this is an excellent history of Brazil.
  • Scholarly Guide to Brazilian Resources(126 clicks)
    From LANIC, University of Texas
  • Terra: Struggle of the Landless(137 clicks)
    Peasants fighting for land. An excellent site
  • The Treaty of Tordesillas(162 clicks)
  • The United States and Brazil: Expanding Frontiers, Comparing Cultures(123 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 (151 clicks)
    Audio book
  • Twenty Exemplary Cases(124 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(120 clicks)
    Written by: Kenneth Maxwell, John Parry Memorial Lecture, April 25, 2000, Harvard University