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Contents Acknowledgements 00 A Note on Conventions 00 Introduction. A Forgotten Frontier in Colonial Brazil 1 Part One. Colonization One. Uncertain Refuge: The Shifting Geography of a Frontier in the Making 1 Two. Ordered Space, Disorderly Peoples: Challenging Portugal's Frontier Policies 1 Three. In the Eastern Forests: Territorializing Colonial Society 1 Four. The "Useless People": Free Persons of Color and the Racial Geography of the Frontier 1 Part Two: Confrontation Five. The Assault on the Eastern Sertão 1 Six. Sources of Conflict: The Elusive Evidence of Indian Incorporation and Resistance 1 Seven. Cannibalism and Other "Abominable Scenes": Frontier Violence as Cultural Exchange 1 Eight. War 1 Conclusion. Unfinished Conquests, Unwritten Histories 1 Appendix. Governors of the Captaincy of Minas Gerais, 1750s - 1820s 1 Notes 1 Bibliography 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Brazil -- Territorial expansion.
Brazil -- History -- 1763-1822.
Brazil -- History -- Empire, 1822-1889.
Minas Gerais (Brazil) -- History.
Land settlement -- Brazil -- Minas Gerais -- History.
Violence -- Brazil -- Minas Gerais -- History.
Indians of South America -- Brazil -- Minas Gerais -- History.
Blacks -- Brazil -- Minas Gerais -- History.
Brazil -- Race relations.