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Author Barman, Roderick J., 1937-
Title Princess Isabel of Brazil : gender and power in the nineteenth century / Roderick J. Barman.
Imprint Wilmington, Del. : SR Books, c2002.

Author Barman, Roderick J., 1937-
Series Latin American silhouettes
Latin American silhouettes.
Subject Isabel, Princess of Brazil, 1846-1921.
Brazil -- History -- Empire, 1822-1889.
Sex role -- Political aspects -- Brazil.
Equality -- Brazil -- History -- 19th century.
Power (Social sciences)
Princesses -- Brazil -- Biography.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 291 p.).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-280) and index.
Note Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; About the Author; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction; Chapter 1: Gender and Power in Brazil; Chapter 2: Daughter, 1846-1864; Chapter 3: Bride, 1864-65; Chapter 4: Wife, 1865-1872; Chapter 5: Mother, 1872-1881; Chapter 6: Empress-in-Waiting, 1881-1889; Chapter 7: Her Own Woman, 1889-1921; Chapter 8: Reflections; Notes; Annotated Bibliography; Index
Summary As the elder daughter of an emperor whose wife had presented him with no sons, Isabel stood to inherit the monarchy of Brazil with the passing of Dom Pedro II. On three separate occasions, Isabel was named regent, or head of state, when her father was required to leave the country for extended periods. On each occasion, she served as the dutiful daughter, following her father's instructions to the letter and resisting any attempts at personal aggrandizement. During her third regency, as her father recuperated in Europe, rather than accumulate personal power and oppose the forces of republicani.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 9781461714989 ebook
0842028455 (alk. paper)
0842028463 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780842028462 (pbk.)
9780842028455 (hbk.)
OCLC # 1100869230
Additional Format Print version: Princess Isabel of Brazil Wilmington, Del. : SR Books, c2002. 0842028455 (alk. paper) (DLC) 2001054175

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