• S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


In 1863 Brazil was an empire under the emperor Pedro II of the house of Braganza. The area was estimated at 2.5m.-3m. sq. miles, the population at about 8m., of whom 2.5m. were Negro slaves belonging to about 40,000 proprietors, and 0.5m. Indians. The capital, Rio de Janeiro, had about 450,000 inhabitants.

Estados Unidos do Brasil


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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1963

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Steinberg
    • 1
  1. 1.The Royal Historical SocietyUK

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