Sousa, Octavio Tarquino de.

Rio de Janeiro: Livraria Jose Olympio Editora(colecao Documentos Brasileiros,51), 1945. Large octavo, 320 p., 1 l. incl. front. (port.), bibliography Good Paperback Biography of Jose Bonifacio de Andrada e Silva who was a chemist, director of the mines, public economist and administrator, as well as Advisor to Emperor Peter I, and a traveler and writer in both Brazil and Portugal. He was involved in the resistance against Napoleon's invasion of Portugal and the transfer of the Court from Lisbon to Rio de Janerio.He is considered to have fathered the independence of Brazil. (Item ID: 133082)


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