Power and Everyday Life: The Lives of Working Women in Nineteenth-Century Brazil
This important new work is a study of the everyday lives of the inhabitants of São Paulo in the nineteenth century. Full of vivid detail, the book concentrates on the lives of working women--black, white, Indian, mulatta, free, freed, and slaves, and their struggles to survive. Drawing on official statistics, and on the accounts of travelers and judicial records, the autho...more
Published July 1st 1995 by Rutgers University Press
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