North American European

The contribution of Freyre for the Brazilian historiografia Jocemar Pablo de Lima* Daniel Luciano Gevehr ** INTRODUCTION? When completing 110 years of the birth of Gilbert Freyre, it is intended through this article to analyze this intellectual of the beginning of the last century as a scholar ahead of its time. Its theories, its boardings had been sufficiently recognized in some countries, leading the same to receive diverse times the prmio from Honris Cause in some North American European universities and. As well as the racial relations, the positive vision of the author on the settling was interpreted by its critics as a esvaziamento of the conflict between colonized colonizador and. Other authors, as Sergio Buarque of Holland in Roots of Brazil, workmanship contemporary to the one of Freyre, turns in the Portuguese settling its violent and predatory aspect. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. will undoubtedly add to your understanding. Being this, the great differential of the optics on the servile relations of Brazil Colony and Empire. The pernambucano Gilbert Freyre portraied in House-great & senzala social relations and the scene of colonial Brazil from its native land, under the influence of the North American cultural anthropology, its academic formation. It studied the sociocultural characteristics of the peoples formadores of the Brazilian society under the optics of the relativismo, valuing the mestization, before, depreciated and the contribution of the black, before ignored.

Through the exteriorizao of the privacy of the colonial society, it disclosed the context where the antagonisms had been created that compose the social order in Present-day Brazil. METHODOLOGY? This research is centered in the biography and you analyze in them historical, sociological and antropolgicas that Gilbert Freyre carried through in its main workmanships: House-Great and Senzala, 1933 and Sobrados and Mucambos in 1936. If House-Great and Senzala, have as conducting wire the meeting between cultures in the origin of the nation, from the general characteristics of the Portuguese settling and the formation of the Brazilian family, enhancing the cultural influences and the problem of the miscegenation, in Sobrados and Mucambos, the gilbertiana narrative if concentrates in the decay of the agricultural patriarchate.

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