The Manumission of Slaves in Brazil in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

@article{Mattoso1997TheMO,
  title={The Manumission of Slaves in Brazil in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries},
  author={Katia de Queir{\'o}s Mattoso},
  journal={Diogenes},
  year={1997},
  volume={45},
  pages={117 - 138}
}
  • Katia de Queirós Mattoso
  • Published 1997
  • Diogenes
  • freedom than the path of flight or revolt was based on the experiences of other slaves in Brazil, a country open to all sorts of social adaptation practices. Consequently, the charters of liberty granted by masters and registered in notarial records have proved a rich source for the study of certain aspects of slavery itself.’ The similarity between the title of the present article and that of the 1979 work To Be a Slave in Brazil2 reflects the fact that since the publication of that book… CONTINUE READING

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