Ten Months in Brazil PDF ePub eBook

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Ten Months in Brazil free pdf In the XIX Century, in a world without Internet, radio or television books about distant and exotic lands were very popular. Because of the travel opportunities that they have, ship captains wrote a lot of this kind of books. This is one of them. Wrote in 1867, it relates the views and experiences of Captain John Codman from Boston during his stay in Brazil while working in coast trade in this country. It is a very interesting book about XIX Century Brazil giving an accurate picture of the country from a foreigner point of view. Many parts of the book regard the slavery question that at that time was still legal in Brazil. It also contains some short notice about the Paraguayan war that was raging at that time with Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay allied against Paraguay.

About John Codman

John Codman (Oct. 16, 1814-Apr. 6, 1900), sea captain, author, was born in Dorchester, Mass., the son of John and Mary (Wheelwright) Codman. His father, son of a prosperous merchant of the same name, was pastor of the Second Parish in Dorchester from 1808 till his death in 1847. After two years (1832-34) at Amherst College he went to sea in a clipper ship. His nautical career lasted until the close of the Civil War. He made numerous trips to China and the East Indies, during the Crimean War commanded the William Penn, which carried troops from Constantinople to the Crimea, and during the Civil War was captain of the Quaker City, which transported stores to Port Royal, S.C. In December 1864, he took the steamer Cotopaxi to Rio de Janeiro and sold her to the Brazilian government. The next year he returned to Brazil and for a few months engaged in the coastwise trade. From the observations made in this time, he wrote this book. On many of his voyages, his wife, Anna G. Dey of New York, whom he had married Nov. 3, 1847, accompanied him. Throughout his active life, he was an enthusiastic horseman, sometimes traveling from Boston to New York on horseback. He died at his daughter's home in Boston after a short illness.

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Author : John Codman
Publisher : Createspace
Data Published : 18 May 2015
ISBN : 1512243426
EAN : 9781512243420
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 144 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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