The Empire of Brazil at the Universal Exhibition of 1876 in Philadelphia

The Empire of Brazil at the Universal Exhibition of 1876 in Philadelphia

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...Society; and the Academical Pharmaceutical Atheneum, study subjects relative to the official course of Pharmacy in the Empire;; the first of these societies maintains a school of humanities, assisted by government, and a review with the name of Pharmaceutical Tribune (Tribuna Pharmaceu ', tica); and the second publishes a monthly periodical called The Bee (A Abelha). The Institute of Batchelors in Belles-Lettres, founded, in 1863; the Literary Institute; the Historical Athcneum; the Philo--Littera; and the society School of Cicero, cultivate belles-lettres. In the programme of the first, natural sciences are included; it publishes a review, which forms more than one volume. The society LUterary Essays, inaugurated in 1860, by young men occupied, for the most part, in commercial pursuits, with the view of diffusing, a taste for literature, discusses literary subjects in a review commenced in 1862. The Portuguese Literary Lyceum, and the Portuguese Literary Retiro, opened in 1859, have the same object as the preceding, they maintain classes of Portuguese, French, English, history, geography, elementary mathematics, and rhetoric. The Institute of Directors and Professors, discusses questions relating to tuition. The Institute of Surgeon Dentists, studies matters relative to surgery and dental prothesis. The National typographical Literary Association, was founded to publish original works of Brazilian authors; it deals at the same time in books. The Portuguese Literary Lyceum, was established with the view of encouraging the study of literature, establishing classes for its members, all of them Portuguese, and maintaining the free classes already established. The statutes exact the publication of a review, and the formation of a library. There more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236642066
  • 9781236642066