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Author Freyre, Gilberto, 1900-1987.

Title The masters and the slaves : (Casa-grande & senzala) A study in the development of Brazilian civilization / translated from the Portuguese by Samuel Putnam.

Publication Info. New York : Knopf, 1956.


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  981 F89    Check Shelf
Edition Second English language edition, revised.
Description lxxi, 537, xliv pages : plans. ; 25 cm
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 501-537.
Contents General characteristics of the Portuguese colonization of Brazil : formation of an agrarian, slave-holding and hybrid society -- The native in the formation of the Brazilian family -- The Portuguese colonizer : antecedents and predispositions -- The Negro slave in the sexual and family life of the Brazilian -- The Negro slave in the sexual and family life of the Brazilian (continued).
Subject Brazil -- Civilization -- African influences.
Local Subject Indigenous peoples -- South America -- Brazil -- History.
Subject Black people -- Brazil -- History.
Indians of South America -- Brazil -- History.
Slavery -- Brazil -- History.
Brazil -- Social life and customs.
Families -- Brazil -- History.
Added Title Casa-grande & senzala. English
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