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Brazil’s Dual Legacy of Slavery and the Monarchy

What do most Americans know of Brazil? Hardly more than the samba, the homeland ...

Daguerreotype and the Birth of Photography in Brazil

Louis-Jacques Mandé Daguerre (1787-1851) was a French artist from whose name was coined the ...

Celebrations: 200 Years Ago Brazil Became Seat of Portugal Empire

The president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, inaugurated Friday, March 8, an ...

In Brazil, the Worker President Became Emperor

In November 1889, the young army officer Felicíssimo do Espírito Santo Cardoso handed a ...