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The transport of commodities between Pernambuco and Portugal: quantification, hierarchies and mercantile groups in Portuguese Atlantic (1755-1807)

Grant number: 14/11038-1
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): December 01, 2014
Effective date (End): May 31, 2017
Field of knowledge:Humanities - History - Modern and Contemporary History
Cooperation agreement: Coordination of Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES)
Principal researcher:Maximiliano Mac Menz
Grantee:Felipe Souza Melo
Home Institution: Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated scholarship(s):15/13763-8 - The transport of commodities between Pernambuco and Portugal: quantification, hierarchies and mercantile groups in Portuguese Atlantic(1755-1807), BE.EP.MS

Abstract

This study takes as its central object the transporters who worked between Pernambuco and Portugal in the second half of the eighteenth century, aiming to identify their hierarchy through loads transported. Identifying and hierarchizing this group we will know which commercial agents who commanded the transport and its possible ramifications on other economic groups both metropolitan and colonial. (AU)

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(References retrieved automatically from State of São Paulo Research Institutions)
MELO, Felipe Souza. The business of Pernambuco: financing, trade and shipping in the second half of the eighteenth century. 2017. Master's Dissertation - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH/SBD) São Paulo.

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