New History

We still detach, in this as volume that Gilbert Freyre focuses the growth of the Brazilian urban polar region, pontuando it with cultural antitheses, the always present bias in all its descriptions of the formation of our society. Of strong impact in this another Brazil of century XIX, the described modernizador process for Freyre is presented in the changes of the habits to dress, reading, of consumption, As well as in House-Great and Senzala the patriarcalismo is explicativa key of the nature of our social formation, of its estruturao and changes, such notion also is strategical in Sobrados and Mucambos. In the first book, the family is the basic unit of freyriana sociology, since the institutions and the Portuguese State if found distant of the Brazilian colonial company. Gilbert Freyre, as if she knows, becomes this concept bedding of its explanation of social questions as in such a way psychological that they segregate, they approach and they become soul the life of the Brazilian man. In House-Great and Senzala, the author sample that the system of house-great and senzalas accomodated social relations; in Sobrados and Mucambos, it he shows with clarity the same alterations of the house-great ones that if urbanizam in sobrados with requintes European architectural and start to express new rich and poor, white relations of distanciamento between and people of color, house-great and small houses, conferring great importance to the condition of the men inside of its environment of housing. RESULTS? Part of the results of this research on the contribution of Gilbert Freyre for the construction of the historical research of Brazil and the similarities between the New History associated with the Annales and social history, psico-history or historical anthropology of Gilbert Freyre; similarities that go since an interest for the material culture (feeding, clothes and habitation) until an interest for the mentalities and the history of infancy, subjects that they had marked House-great publication of & senzala.

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