A Colônia do Sacramento, “o jardim da América”

The resemblance between the climate of the Colônia do Sacramento and that of Portugal caused many chroniclers to portray the surroundings of the fortress as a European garden. However, the development of farming in Sacramento was not spontaneous, but the result of the pressure from the governor, who forbade the hunting of wild cattle, the major economic source of the region, to any settler who refuse to cultivate their land.

  • Article - Magazine
  • Paulo César Possamai
  • Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC-RS)
  • 2004
  • Porto Alegre
  • Portuguese
  • In: Revista de Estudos Ibero-Americanos, v. XXX, nº 1, junho de 2014, p. 33-46. (ISSN 0101-4064).
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