Backlands: The Canudos Campaign

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    "The Backlands" is a translation of Euclide da Cunha's work "Os Sertoes", a non-fictional account of the War of Canudos in Brazil during the 1890s. The deadliest civil war in Brazilian history, the conflict was between the Brazilian government and a rebellious village of 30,000 Canudos living in the northeastern state of Bahia, led by Antonio Conselheiro, a religious zealot. Far from being simply an objective journalistic account, Da Cunha's story shows both the significance of this event and the complexities of Brazilian society.

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    Number of Pages: 544
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780143106074
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    Listed in: History of the Americas, c 1700 to c 1900, Military history
    Publisher: Penguin Classics

    Books by Euclides da Cunha

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