The Influence of José da Silva Lisboa’s Journalism on the Independence of Brazil (1821-1822)

The Influence of José da Silva Lisboa’s Journalism on the Independence of Brazil (1821-1822)

By Guilherme Celestino

Anthem Brazilian Studies

This work analyses the influence of the publications from 1821–1822 written by José da Silva Lisboa, the future Viscount of Cairu, on the events that led to the independence of Brazil in 1822.

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About This Book

This book analyses the impact of the publications written by the economist, jurist, administrator and historian José da Silva Lisboa, the future Viscount of Cairu, from 1821 to 1822, on the events that led to the independence of Brazil in 1822. It reassesses the many interpretations of his role throughout the period, repositioning him among those who are part of the broad reformist Catholic Enlightenment.

In an original account of his career and a new interpretation of his role in helping create an appropriate environment for ideas to be discussed during the post constitutional period that followed the Liberal Revolution in 1820 in Portugal, the book brings to light the extent to which his ideas were influenced by the Enlightenment, and how these ideas influenced public opinion in the transition away from the Reino Unido with Portugal, between 1815 and 1822, towards an independent Brazilian empire under Dom Pedro. 

The book argues that while a supporter of Brazilian autonomy, a fierce critic of the Cortes of Lisbon, and an important figure in the events that unfolded after the departure of Dom João VI from Rio de Janeiro in 1821, he did not openly embrace the independence from the United Kingdom with Portugal and would instead work towards a solution that would encompass Brazil’s autonomy within a Portuguese empire, which did not take place.

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Author Information

Guilherme Celestino is a historian of political ideas with a PhD in Portuguese and Brazilian studies from King’s College London and a visiting fellow at Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa.

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Anthem Brazilian Studies

Table of Contents

Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction: José Da Silva Lisboa and Brazilian Independence Revisited; Chapter 1: Brazil and Silva Lisboa in Context; Chapter 2: Constitutionalism before the ‘Fico’ 1821–1822; Chapter 3: Reclamação do Brasil: Paving the way for Independence without Supporting It; Chapter 4. The Pamphlets which Failed to Keep History under Control; Conclusion: Ideas that shaped Brazilian History; Bibliography; Index.

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