Thursday, October 27, 2005

Guenther book shortlisted

Congratulations are in order for Louise Guenther, the author of British Merchants in Nineteenth-Century Brazil: business, culture and identity in Bahia, 1808-50. Her book hs been shortlisted for the Wadsworth Prize (best book to be published annually in the field of British business history). For more information, click here.

Wednesday, October 26, 2005

English, Irish and Irish-American Pioneer Settlers

The Centre for Brazilian Studies at Oxford has published some interesting works on various aspects of Brazil and Anglo-Brazilian relations. English, Irish and Irish-American Pioneer Settlers in Nineteenth-Century Brazil, by Oliver Marshall, was released in May 2005. For more information about this and other titles, click here.