As fortificações da Amazônia no período colonial  

Arthur Cezar Ferreira Reis discusses the creation of the system of fortifications in the Amazon as a way to ensure the territory of Portugal against invasions of Spanish, Dutch, French and English. Also indicates the action the "sertanistas" and religious orders that were closer to those of indigenous groups creating small cores of orderly settlement in the states of Amazonas and Pará. Uses letter of Pedro de Azevedo Carneiro sent to Imperator D. Pedro II, dated December 30, 1695, to illustrate the investments made in these fortifications.

  • Arthur Cézar Ferreira Reis
  • Instituto Histórico e Geográfico Brasileiro
  • 1984
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Portuguese
  • In: Revista do Instituto Histórico e Geográfico Brasileiro, nº344, jul/set. 1984, p.217-227. ISSN:0101-4366
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