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Citizen Emperor: Pedro II and the Making of Brazil, 1825-1891
In the history of post-colonial Latin America no person has held power so firmly and for so long as did Pedro II as emperor of Brazil. Called to the throne in 1840 at the age of 14, Pedro II devoted himself for the next half century to transforming Brazil into a functioning nation-state, applying “all my forces and all my devotion to assuring the progress and prosperity of ...more
Hardcover, 576 pages
Published December 1st 1999 by Stanford University Press
(first published 1999)
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