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Euclides da Cunha's classic account of the brutal campaigns against religious mystic Antonio Conselheiro has been called the Bible of Brazilian nationality.

"Euclides da Cunha went on the campaigns [against Conselheiro] as a journalist and what he returned with and published in 1902 is still unsurpassed in Latin American literature. Cunha is a talent as grand, spacious, entangled with knowledge, curiosity, and bafflement as the country itself. . . . On every page there is a heart of idea, speculation, dramatic observation that tells of a creative mission undertaken, the identity of the nation, and also the creation of a pure and eloquent prose style."—Elizabeth Hardwick, Bartleby in Manhattan

Table of Contents

Maps

Preliminary Note, by the Author

Part I. The Backlands

I. The Land

II. Man

Part II. The Rebellion

III. The Conflict Begins

IV. The Crossing of Mount Cambaio

V. The Moreira Cesar Expedition

VI. The Fourth Expedition

VII. The Savaget Column

VIII. The Assault

IX. New Phase of the Struggle

X. Last Days

Principal Events of the Canudos Campaign

Author's Notes to the Third Edition

Bibliography of the Works of Euclides da Cunha

Acknowledgments and Editorial Note

Glossaries

List of Botanical and Zoological Terms

List of Terms in Regional Use

Indexes

Index of Names

Index of Subjects

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226124445
Translator:
Putnam, Samuel
Author:
Putnam, Samuel
Author:
Da Cunha, Euclides
Author:
Cunha, Euclides Da
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Location:
Chicago :
Subject:
Africa
Subject:
South American
Subject:
South America
Subject:
Brazil
Subject:
Brazil History Canudos Campaign, 1893-1897.
Subject:
Latin America - South America
Subject:
World History-South America
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
85-IB-1
Publication Date:
19570931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
562
Dimensions:
7.96x5.36x1.18 in. 1.28 lbs.

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