Capistrano de Abreu

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João Capistrano de Abreu
Capistrano de Abreu
Capistrano de Abreu
Born(1853-10-23)October 23, 1853
Maranguape
DiedAugust 13, 1927(1927-08-13) (aged 73)
Rio de Janeiro
OccupationHistorian
NationalityBrazilian Flag of Brazil.svg

João Capistrano de Abreu (1853 in Maranguape – 1927 in Rio de Janeiro) 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.

Works[edit]

  • 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).

References[edit]

  • Iglésias, Francisco. Historiadores do Brasil: capítulos de historiografia brasileira. Rio de Janeiro: Nova Fronteira; Belo Horizonte: UFMG, 2000. ISBN 85-209-1056-4.

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