Barros, Edgard Luz de.

São Paulo: Editora Moderna Ltda., (Projeto Passo à Frente Coleção Biografias, No. 1), 1985. Second edition 93p., photos, illus., table, facsimile, bibl., wrps (medium soil to covers) Used; Like New Paperback Concise biography of Brazilian Independence Revolutionary, Joaquim José da Silva Xavier "Tiradentes", (1746-1792). " He was a leading member of the Brazilian revolutionary movement known as the 'Inconfidência Mineira' whose aim was full independence from the Portuguese colonial power and to create a Brazilian republic. When the plan was discovered, Tiradentes was arrested, tried and publicly hanged". He has been considered a National Hero since the 19th century (Item ID: 139984)


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