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A Parisian in Brazil: The Travel Account of a Frenchwoman in Nineteenth-Century Rio de Janeiro

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This virtually unknown, insightful account by a highly intelligent, observant and forthright Frenchwoman of her decade-long stay in Brazil during the 1850s provides a remarkable firsthand view of a slaveocrat society. In an effort to improve their family's fortune, enterprising and highspirited young Parisian Adele Toussaint-Samson traveled with her husband from France to ...more
Paperback, 121 pages
Published September 1st 2001 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (first published 1883)
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