The Brazilian Diamond In Contracts, Contraband, And Capital
This is the first book-length study of the history of Brazil's leadership in diamond production and sales from 1750 to 1850. The author focuses on the important role played by merchant and banker John Samuel, the agent and representative in Brazil of the banking Rothschilds. This book also closely examines the era when Brazilian diamonds were an important and valued commod...more
Hardcover, 170 pages
Published January 14th 1988 by University Press of America
(first published January 13th 1988)
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