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A journey in Brazil

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        LC Classifications1868
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        Paginationxvi, 99 p. :
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" For Hilliard, who had warmly embraced service in the court of Brazil's emperor Dom Pedro II, the assignment was a blessed chance for professional and personal redemption.

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No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher. The danger was that the imperial government might repudiate him, despite his earnest efforts to ingratiate himself with the Court. Better known in English as the Opera House, this astonishingly grandiose building fell into disrepair for many years, but now once again hosts operas from all over the world. That way, they were convinced, lay a southern-American version of the Haitian revolution, complete with racial violence and political disarray.

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After John Brown's October 1859 raid in Virginia, Southern communities enforced proslavery orthodoxy by methods that were little short of revolutionary. A great part of the coffee which is bought under these names, or under that of Java coffee, is Brazilian, while the so-called Mocha coffee is often nothing but the small round beans of the Brazilian plant found at the summits.

" To an extent his troubled self-image was the product of temperament. Na- Thaniel Thayer, whom I have ever found a generous friend to science.

Perhaps they were wise to be crypto-abolitionists. Not only did he provide most liberally for assistants, but, until the last specimen was stored in the Museum, ho continued to advance whatever sums were needed, always desiring me to inform him should any- additional expenses occur on closing up the affairs of the expedition. Hayes, on the lookout for suitably qualified white Southerners, interrupted Hilliard's freefall by offering him the Brazil mission.

PM: We embark on the Iberostar Grand Amazon in the Port of Manaus in the late afternoon and then, after settling into our luxurious cabins, we can watch the sunset from the top deck as the boat begins sailing on the Amazon. However, such men were well acquainted with an alternative scenario, the predominant one according to Thomas Jefferson, in which the master-slave relationship corrupts both parties, turning masters into tyrants and slaves into their covert or terrifyingly overt enemies.

Hilliard's antislavery pronouncements of October and November 1880 were the greatest accomplishments of his post-bellum life.

I knew that the head of the government would give me every facility for my investigations. Taken together, the volume tells a surprising story that should contribute to our understanding of Atlantic world abolitionism.1869 Link: No stable link: This is an A journey in Brazil book entry from our extended bookshelves, readable online now A journey in Brazil without a stable link here. As such Hilliard was the polar opposite of Southern stereotypes. Today the Orchidarium includes the glasshouse and the whole area that surrounds it, and it is home to, amongst other things, an orchid nursery with over 3000 plots of orchids.

The poet Ezra Pound ranked Agassiz as a writer of prose whose precise knowledge of his subject led to great exactitude of expression.