Capistrano de Abreu

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João Capistrano de Abreu
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Capistrano de Abreu
Born (1853-10-23)October 23, 1853
Maranguape
Died August 13, 1927(1927-08-13) (aged 73)
Rio de Janeiro
Occupation Historian
Nationality Brazilian Flag of Brazil.svg

João Capistrano de Abreu (Maranguape, 1853 — Rio de Janeiro, 1927) was a Brazilian historian. His works are characterized by a rigorous investigation of the sources and a critical view of the historical process. João Capistrano de Abreu was born in Maranguape, Ceará. He dedicated himself to the study of colonial Brazil. His book "Capítulos de História Colonial" ("Chapters of Colonial History") is a major reference for all who study Brazilian history.

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  • Estudo sobre Raimundo da Rocha Lima (1878);
  • José de Alencar (1878);
  • A língua dos Bacaeris (1897);
  • Capítulos de História Colonial (1907);
  • Dois documentos sobre Caxinauás (1911–1912);
  • Os Caminhos Antigos e o Povoamento do Brasil (1930);
  • O Descobrimento do Brasil (1883);
  • Ensaios e Estudos (1931–33, postmortem edition);
  • Correspondência (1954, postmortem edition).

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