TIRADENTES ; A ALGUMA VERDADE (AINDA QUE TARDIA).
Rio de Janeiro: Civilização Brasileira, (Coleção Retratos do Brasil, v. 138), 1980. Octavo, wraps, 81 p., notes, bibl. Good Paperback Joaquim José da Silva Xavier, known as Tiradentes (1746-1792), was a leading member of the Brazilian "Inconfidência Mineira" revolutionary movement which sought freedom from Portuguese colonial power and the creation of a Brazilian republic. He was eventually executed for his political involvements and is now considered a national hero of Brazil. Appendix contains 12 documents concerning Tiradentes. (Item ID: 133718)