(Em Portuguese do Brasil) [Laurentino Gomes] on a se aventurarem pelo passado, a Globo Livros lanca a nova edicao juvenil de di Laurentino The Flight of the Emperor, subtitled How a Weak Prince, a Mad Queen, and the British Navy Tricked Napoleon and. Preceded by, Followed by, , subtitled Como um homem sábio, uma princesa triste e um escocês louco por dinheiro everything to go wrong), is a non-fiction historical book written by Laurentino Gomes, the author of

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The king made it a priority to transfer the bulk of the Royal Library to the new continent. View all 3 comments.

The story of llaurentino Portuguese royal family moving to Brazil Rio de Janeiro in laurwntino The book speaks of the changes in the economy and society due to this fact. O modo de vida europeu jamais foi implantado como queriam. Nothing remotely similar had ever happened in any other European country. Another interesting part to the book was that much of the information about this time came from a series of preserved letters from the royal librarian, Luiz Joaquim Santos Marrocos.

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Great book about the move from Portugal to Brazil by the Royal family in This is an Advance Reading Copy and won’t be on sale till Sepember of this year according to the Author, Laurentino Gomes, that’s what the front cover says anyway. Aug 09, Ana rated it it was amazing Shelves: It rewrites the importance of some of main figures in one of more importants moments in the brazilian history: Feb 04, Renato Silva rated it really liked it.


Some say it is a history book, others say it is not, given the over sensationalism. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

After this, I recomend the reading of their follow ups, “” and “”. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Text in Portugese, with color plates, including one fold-out.

This is not a scholar book – it was written by a journalist – but is a introduction to a fascinating period of time. Paulo e a revista Veja. Era tratado como algo normal. Really easy to read book, full of interesting facts on royal family’s journey to Brazil in First, the version Gomds read was in Portuguese, which makes sense after all because I live in Brazil and the book is about the Portuguese royal family fleeing from Napoleon’s invading army.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. EN The first of a triology about the formation of modern Brail, from a sleepy colony to the independence.

And how an inprobable bunch of caracters – a fearful and coward king John VIa mad queen Mary I and a vengeful princess Carlota Joaquina – fooled Napoleon Bonaparte and, with the help of the Royal Navy, reached Brazil and fufilled the old idea of an Atlantic Empire. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Interesting reading and an eye opener of how the past influences the present and will definitely influence the future of a whole nation.


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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. I strongly recommend this book. Because many in the home country thought it unfitting for a king to be ruling from a colony, the king, under pressure, returned to his country of origin Portugal proper in Also, without his presence in this colony in the early 19th Century, Brazil would not likely today exist as a unified laursntino.

Mar 24, Marina rated it it was amazing.

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For the first time, I clearly saw the bridge between and After the independence, Brazil becomes an empire and Dom Pedro its first emperor. My favorite part about this book was that neither historical accuracy and narrative interest were sacrificed. T he dawn of the 19th century was a time of nightmares and terror for kings and queens. No trivia or quizzes yet. Esperei quase 2 anos para ler este livro.