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Conquests in Africa. Expeditions to Sergipe and Ceará. Administrative Affairs in Paraíba and Rio Grande. Description of Paraíba. Sugar Production.

Caspar van Baerle

in The History of Brazil under the Governorship of Count Johan Maurits of Nassau, 1636–1644

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print September 2011 | ISBN: 9780813036649
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813041599 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813036649.003.0004
Conquests in Africa. Expeditions to Sergipe and Ceará. Administrative Affairs in Paraíba and Rio Grande. Description of Paraíba. Sugar Production.

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Count Johan Maurits received the news that São Jorge da Mina, a powerful Spanish fort on the coast of Africa, had been taken by the Dutch. Meanwhile, in Brazil, The Council were making decisions about civil and public affairs, particularly in regard to the merchants.

Keywords: merchants; fort; castle; Africa; Dutch; governor; civil; public; affairs

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Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)

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