MOB IN THE FOREST: REPRESENTATIONS OF THE AMAZON NATURE IN THE BOOK "POLITICAL RIOTS"

Luciano Demetrius Barbosa Lima1
2010 Travessias  
The present work aims explore the aspects of the work Political Riots or history of the main political events in the Province of Par from 1821 until 1835, of the historian Domingos Antonio Raiol, since it constitutes an essential support for the knowledge of how Brazilian intellectuals of the century XIX, focused in the natural world. Thus, although Raiols narrative directed toward the description of the social and political conflicts in Par, in it, the place of the nature representations was
more » ... presentations was not absent, constantly appearing in multiple forms, throughout the events described by the author. From this presupposed analysis, I intend to display some of the various representations of the nature, contained in this narrative, not only the forest, but also descriptions of its beauties, wealth, and even the illnesses that occurred in the region, to try to more deeply understand the clear interactions between the natural and the political world
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