Family and Frontier in Colonial Brazil

  Abbreviations
  Acknowledgments
  A Note on Currency
  A Note on Orthography

  Introduction  Family, Frontier, and the Colonization of the Americas
  1  Indians, Portuguese, and Mamelucos  The Sixteenth-Century Colonization of São Vicente
  2  Town, Kingdom, and Wilderness
  3  The Origins of Social Class
  4  Families of Planters
  5  Families of Peasants
  6  Families of Slaves
  Conclusion  Family and Frontier at Independence

  Appendix  A Note on Sources and Methodology
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