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Rebellion in the Backlands

£7.99

Product description

Hardback with dustjacket
DJ in good condition, but has small closed tears to the head at the spine, and an closed tear of 4cm at the bottom of the front fold. The book block is in good condition, with some bumping at the head of the spine and the internal cloth binding to the gutter is slightly begining to detach.

Described by a translator’s introduction as ‘Brazil’s Greatest Book’ Os Sertões (translated into English as ‘Rebellion in the Backlands’ is a book by the Brazilian author Euclides da Cunha.
Mixing science and literature, the author narrates the story of a war that happened in the end of the 19th century in Canudos, a settlement of Bahia's Sertão ("backland"), an extremely arid region where, even now, struggles against poverty, drought and political corruption continue. During the war (1893–1897) against the republican army, the sertanejos (inhabitants of the backlands) were commanded by a messianic leader called Antonio Conselheiro.

Published in Brazil in 1902 Euclides da Cunha's classic account of the brutal campaigns against religious mystic Antonio Conselheiro has been called the Bible of Brazilian nationality, and was an overnight success.

Item details

Author(s):
de Cunha, Euclides
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1995
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0330345664
Number of pages:
751
Publisher:
Picador
Title:
Rebellion in the Backlands

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Hardback with dustjacket
DJ in good condition, but has small closed tears to the head at the spine, and an closed tear of 4cm at the bottom of the front fold. The book block is in good condition, with some bumping at the head of the spine and the internal cloth binding to the gutter is slightly begining to detach.

Described by a translator’s introduction as ‘Brazil’s Greatest Book’ Os Sertões (translated into English as ‘Rebellion in the Backlands’ is a book by the Brazilian author Euclides da Cunha.
Mixing science and literature, the author narrates the story of a war that happened in the end of the 19th century in Canudos, a settlement of Bahia's Sertão ("backland"), an extremely arid region where, even now, struggles against poverty, drought and political corruption continue. During the war (1893–1897) against the republican army, the sertanejos (inhabitants of the backlands) were commanded by a messianic leader called Antonio Conselheiro.

Published in Brazil in 1902 Euclides da Cunha's classic account of the brutal campaigns against religious mystic Antonio Conselheiro has been called the Bible of Brazilian nationality, and was an overnight success.

Author(s):
de Cunha, Euclides
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1995
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0330345664
Number of pages:
751
Publisher:
Picador
Title:
Rebellion in the Backlands

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