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The influence of José da Silva Lisboa's journalism on the independence of Brazil (1821-1822), Guilherme Celestino.

Summary
This work analyses the influence of the publications from 1821-1822 written by José da Silva Lisboa, the future Viscount of Cairu, on the events that led to the independence of Brazil in 1822
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Foreword -- José da Silva Lisboa and the Brazilian Independence Revisited: Introduction and Argument -- Interpreting Silva Lisboa through His Publications -- Catholic Enlightenment and Independence -- Thematic and Chronological Division of Chapters -- Table of Primary Sources -- Chapter One Brazil and Silva Lisboa in Context -- An Intellectual at the End of the Colonial Era -- A New Administration for a New Era (1789-1831) -- The Press as a New Actor -- Chapter Two Constitutionalism before the Fico 1821-1822 -- Reconciling Interests within the Reino Unido -- Criticizing the Freedom of the Press -- Against the Holy Alliance -- Positioning Himself against the Cortes -- An Attempt to Create a Literary Society -- Heading towards the Fico -- Chapter Three Reclamação Do Brasil: Paving the Way for Independence without Supporting It -- Repercussions of the Fico -- Against the Restructuring of the Administration of the Empire -- Accusing the Portuguese Troops of Violence in Bahia -- Supporting Dom Pedro against the Cabal in Brazil and Portugal -- First Clashes with Brazilian Liberals -- A Change in Attitude towards the Brazilians -- Chapter Four The Pamphlets Which Failed to Keep History under Control -- Justifying the Fico against the Auxiliadora Division -- Corcunda Supporting Dom Pedro against the Compilador -- Targeted by Soares Lisboa -- A Conspiracy Which Gave Birth to Independence -- Deterred from Voting -- Lasting Effect on His Image -- Conclusion: Ideas that Shaped Brazilian History -- Bibliography -- Index
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Also issued in print: 2023
Physical Description
1 online resource (ix, 229 pages), digital, PDF file(s)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781839985089

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