Press, Power, and Culture in Imperial Brazil
Published by: University of New Mexico Press
Hendrik Kraay is a professor of history at the University of Calgary. He is the author of Days of National Festivity in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1823–1889.
Teresa Cribelli is an associate professor of history at the University of Alabama and the author of Industrial Forests and Mechanical Marvels: Modernization in Nineteenth-Century Brazil.
Celso Thomas Castilho is an associate professor of history at Vanderbilt University and the author of Slave Emancipation and Transformations in Brazilian Political Citizenship.
"An excellent introduction to nineteenth-century Brazilian newspapers."--Elizabeth Anne Kuznesof, author of Household Economy and Urban Development: Sᾶo Paulo, 1765 to 1836
"This volume gathers a dynamic and original collection of essays that shed new light on how Brazilians of all backgrounds used the press to participate in public debates."--Oscar de la Torre, author of The People of the River: Nature and Identity in Black Amazonia, 1835-1945
Note on Currency and Orthography
Introduction: From Colonial Gazettes to the "Largest Circulation in South America"
Hendrik Kraay, Celso Thomas Castilho, Teresa Cribelli
Chapter One. The "Print Arena": Press, Politics, and the Public Sphere, 1822-1840
Chapter Two. "Adapted to Our Customs and Dictated by Our Interests": The Press and the African Slave Trade, 1831-1840
Alain El Youssef
Chapter Three. Printers, Typographers, and Readers: Slavery and Print Culture
Rodrigo Camargo de Godoi
Chapter Four. Outbreaks, Shares, and Contracts: The Press and the Migrant Trade
José Juan Pérez Meléndez
Chapter Five. Fictionalizing Crônicas: Transformations of an Article Genre
Ludmila de Souza Maia
Chapter Six. "FOR RENT" and "FOR SALE": Newspapers, Advertising, Property, and Markets in Rio de Janeiro, 1820s-1890s
Matthew Nestler and Zephyr Frank
Chapter Seven. Much More Than Images: Visual Culture and the Public Sphere in Illustrated Satirical Magazines
Arnaldo Lucas Pires Junior
Chapter Eight. To "Judge the State of This Province": Correspondence to Rio de Janeiro Newspapers from Bahia, 1868
Chapter Nine. Apedidos and Public Discourse: Paid Letters and Articles in the Jornal do Commercio, 1870
Chapter Ten. The Sun Rises in the North: Brazilian Periodicals Published in the United States in the 1870s
Chapter Eleven. A "Gallery of Illustrious Men of Color": Recife's O Homem, the Black Press, and Transatlantic Literary Genres
Celso Thomas Castilho
List of Contributors