Daryle Williams is Associate Professor of History at the University of Maryland and the author of Culture Wars in Brazil: The First Vargas Regime, 1930–1945, also published by Duke University Press.
Amy Chazkel is Associate Professor of History at the City University of New York, Queens College and the CUNY Graduate Center, and the author of Laws of Chance: Brazil's Clandestine Lottery and the Making of Urban Public Life, also published by Duke University Press.
Paulo Knauss is Professor of History at Universidade Federal Fluminense (Niterói, Brazil) and the author of Rio de Janeiro da pacificação: Franceses e portugueses na disputa colonial.
A Note on Translations, Spelling, and Monetary Units xi
Place-Names and Way-Finding xiii
Introduction: The Marvelous City 1
I. Colonial Rio 9
The Early Colonial Period, 1502–1720s
The Viceregal Period, 1763–1808
The Transfer of the Portuguese Court (1808–1820s)
II. Imperial Rio 73
The Independence Era, 1820s–1830s
A Neutral Municipality, 1834–1889
III. Republican Rio 139
The Federal District, 1889–1930
The Federal District, 1930–1960
IV. Recent Rio 235
The City and State of Guanabara, 1960–1975
After the Fusion, 1975–1980s
Contemporary Rio, 1990s–2015
Suggestions for Further Reading and Viewing 367
Acknowledgments of Copyrights and Sources 375
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