Pioneers in Brazil - Elaine SanceauBailey Brothers & Swinfen, 1975, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Good+ DJ. DJ slightly ruffled along edges. Price Clipped. Lightly bruised at head and tail. Internally bright and clean.
An exciting and highly readable story of exploration and adventure recalling the exploits of a small band of Portuguese pioneers who paved the way for colonization in the land now known as Brazil. The author describes vividly the unstable relations between white man and natives as the Portuguese fought to establish their empire in this fertile land of plenty; the continual struggle of the Jesuits to convert the natives and stamp out the terrible practice of cannibalism; the founding of townships such as Rio de Janeiro and the courage and tenacity of the men who eventually brought civilization to Brazil. 103pp. Size: 8vo Demy (8½" x 5½") Dust wrapper in protective, removable sleeve.
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