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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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