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Encyclopedia > Gilberto Freyre

Gilberto Freyre (1900-1987) was a Brazilian author, known for his 1933 sociological treatise Casa-Grande & Senzala (The Masters and the Slaves). 1900 is a common year starting on Monday. ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1933 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...

He was born in Recife, Brazil, and studied in Baylor University and Columbia University, where he earned his master's degree. He returned to Brazil to teach sociology, but his political involvement led to his leaving the country for the United States in 1930. There he worked as a visiting professor at Stanford University. Returning to Brazil, he wrote and published Casa-Grande & Senzala, which studies the development of Brazilian society from the influences of the Portuguese, Indians, and African slaves. The work is credited with exposing the Brazilian cultural heritage and providing a source of national pride. meaning reef in portuguese; population 1. ... Pat Neff Hall Baylor University is an independent coeducational Baptist institution of higher learning located in Waco, Texas The university holds the distinction as one of the most prestigious institutions in Texas. ... Columbia University is a private university in New York City. ... 1930 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... For other meanings of Stanford, see Stanford (disambiguation). ... Slavery is any of a number of related conditions involving control of a person against his or her will, enforced by violence or other clear forms of coercion. ...


  • Joseph A. Page (1995), The Brazilians. Da Capo Press. ISBN 0201441918.

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