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The Resource 1808 : the flight of the emperor : how a weak prince, a mad queen, and the British navy tricked Napoleon and changed the new world, Laurentino Gomes : translated from the Portuguese by Andrew Nevins

1808 : the flight of the emperor : how a weak prince, a mad queen, and the British navy tricked Napoleon and changed the new world, Laurentino Gomes : translated from the Portuguese by Andrew Nevins

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1808 : the flight of the emperor : how a weak prince, a mad queen, and the British navy tricked Napoleon and changed the new world
Title
1808
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the flight of the emperor : how a weak prince, a mad queen, and the British navy tricked Napoleon and changed the new world
Statement of responsibility
Laurentino Gomes : translated from the Portuguese by Andrew Nevins
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Language
  • eng
  • por
  • eng
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Summary
Describes the flight of the Portugese Prince Regent Joäao VI to Brazil in 1808 and the impact this had on the country during the thirteen years that the royal court remained there, with the emperor giving a sanction of free trade to Brazil, connecting itto world commerce
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10217298
Cataloging source
DLC
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1956-
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Gomes, Laurentino
Dewey number
946.9/034
Index
index present
LC call number
DP644
LC item number
.G6613 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Nevins, Andrew,
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True
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  • Peninsular War, 1807-1814
  • Portugal
  • Portugal
  • Brazil
  • Monarchy
  • Napoleon
Target audience
adult
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the flight of the emperor : how a weak prince, a mad queen, and the British navy tricked Napoleon and changed the new world
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1808 : the flight of the emperor : how a weak prince, a mad queen, and the British navy tricked Napoleon and changed the new world, Laurentino Gomes : translated from the Portuguese by Andrew Nevins
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Originally published in Portuguese under the title: 1808 : como uma rainha louca, um príncipe medroso e uma corte corrupta enganaram Napoleão e mudaram a história de Portugal e do Brasil. São Paulo : Editora Planeta do Brasil, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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rdacontent
Contents
Part I. The flight of the emperor -- Flight from Lisbon -- The era of deranged monarchs -- The plan -- The declining empire -- Departure -- The royal archivist -- The voyage -- Salvador -- The colony -- Tree Frog, the reporter -- A letter -- Part II. The rise of Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro -- Dom Joao -- Carlota Joaquina -- Hands in the coffers -- A new court -- Empress of the seas -- Transformation -- The chief of police -- Slavery -- The travelers -- Napoleon's downfall -- The Republic of Pernambuco -- Tropical Versailles -- Part III. The return of the monarch -- Portugal abandoned -- The return -- A new Brazil -- The conversion of Dos Santos Marrocos -- The secret
Control code
20087550
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 321 pages, 16 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780762787968
Lccn
2013016667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
1808 : the flight of the emperor : how a weak prince, a mad queen, and the British navy tricked Napoleon and changed the new world, Laurentino Gomes : translated from the Portuguese by Andrew Nevins
Publication
Note
Originally published in Portuguese under the title: 1808 : como uma rainha louca, um príncipe medroso e uma corte corrupta enganaram Napoleão e mudaram a história de Portugal e do Brasil. São Paulo : Editora Planeta do Brasil, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. The flight of the emperor -- Flight from Lisbon -- The era of deranged monarchs -- The plan -- The declining empire -- Departure -- The royal archivist -- The voyage -- Salvador -- The colony -- Tree Frog, the reporter -- A letter -- Part II. The rise of Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro -- Dom Joao -- Carlota Joaquina -- Hands in the coffers -- A new court -- Empress of the seas -- Transformation -- The chief of police -- Slavery -- The travelers -- Napoleon's downfall -- The Republic of Pernambuco -- Tropical Versailles -- Part III. The return of the monarch -- Portugal abandoned -- The return -- A new Brazil -- The conversion of Dos Santos Marrocos -- The secret
Control code
20087550
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 321 pages, 16 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780762787968
Lccn
2013016667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations

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