Origins of Rio

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History Today
Vol. 66, no. 8 (August 2016), p. 11-19

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The foundation of Rio was a global event. It encompassed battles between civilisations, wars of religion, contests for resources and transoceanic migration. It marked the earliest extension into the western hemisphere of the imperial rivalries that would shape the history of the globe. It also helped to ensure the the development of Brazil as a contiguous country