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Historical geography: period Pombal and the Portuguese cartography in Brazil

Grant number: 14/01083-0
Support Opportunities:Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): May 01, 2014
Effective date (End): May 31, 2014
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Geography - Human Geography
Principal Investigator:Paulo Roberto Teixeira de Godoy
Grantee:Jessica Aparecida Correa
Supervisor: João Carlos dos Santos Garcia
Host Institution: Instituto de Geociências e Ciências Exatas (IGCE). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Rio Claro. Rio Claro , SP, Brazil
Research place: Universidade do Porto (UP), Portugal  
Associated to the scholarship:12/04330-2 - Policies Pombal and Territorial Formation of Brazil - 1750-1777, BP.IC


From the spatial and temporal clipping set - the Captaincy of Rio Grande de São Pedro in the years 1760-1777 - the stage is intended for general guidance visit the archives of the cities of Portugal (Lisbon and Porto) to gather original documents, especially cartographic, and get access to the research topic related studies. In short, what you want to understand through cartographic representations produced during that period are trade relations, territorial disputes and forms of occupation and colonization of the border regions of southern Brazil and their geopolitical treaties. (AU)

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