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Empire adrift

the Portuguese court in Rio de Janeiro, 1808-1821

by Patrick Wilcken

  • 20 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Bloomsbury in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Brazil,
  • Portugal,
  • Portugal.
    • Subjects:
    • Monarchy -- Portugal.,
    • Brazil -- History -- 1763-1822.,
    • Portugal -- History -- 1789-1900.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [284]-291) and index.

      StatementPatrick Wilcken.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF2534 .W54 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 300 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages300
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3452558M
      ISBN 100747556725
      LC Control Number2005360981
      OCLC/WorldCa56650538

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