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The slavery crisis in the heart of the Empire: Paraiba Valley, 1871-1888

Grant number: 20/05104-2
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): January 01, 2021
Effective date (End): December 31, 2023
Field of knowledge:Humanities - History - History of Brazil
Principal Investigator:Rafael de Bivar Marquese
Grantee:Bruno da Fonseca Miranda
Host Institution: Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


The goal of the present research project is the crisis of Brazilian Slavery in the period from 1871 to 1888. The general purpose of the investigation is to examine the political performance of the slaveholders of the macro-region structured around the Paraiba Valley, with the specific objective of understanding what political discussion and approval of the Laws of 1871, 1885 and 1888 represented for the farmers of the region and for their relationship with the Brazilian Imperial State. (AU)

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