Princess Isabel of Brazil: Gender and Power in the Nineteenth Century

Princess Isabel of Brazil: Gender and Power in the Nineteenth Century

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As the elder daughter of an emperor whose wife had presented him with no sons, Isabel stood to inherit the monarchy of Brazil with the passing of Dom Pedro II. On three separate occasions, Isabel was named regent, or head of state, when her father was required to leave the country for extended periods. On each occasion, she served as the dutiful daughter, following her father's instructions to the letter and resisting any attempts at personal aggrandizement. During… (more)


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Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 01, 2002)

Collection: Latin American Silhouettes

Format: EPUB

Page count: 291 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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