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Comtism Comtism - Candido Rondon, Church of Humanity, Religion of Humanity, Dacandido Rondon, Church of Humanity, Religion of Humanity, David Goodman Croly, Richard Congreve, Edward Spencer Beesly VID Goodman Croly, Richard Congreve, Edward Spencer Beesly (Paperback) Loot Price: R275
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Comtism Comtism - Candido Rondon, Church of Humanity, Religion of Humanity, Dacandido Rondon, Church of Humanity, Religion of Humanity, David Goodman Croly, Richard Congreve, Edward Spencer Beesly VID Goodman Croly, Richard Congreve, Edward Spencer Beesly (Paperback)

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Chapters: Candido Rondon, Church of Humanity, Religion of Humanity, David Goodman Croly, Richard Congreve, Edward Spencer Beesly, London Positivist Society, Jose Ingenieros, Raimundo Teixeira Mendes, Benjamin Constant, Pierre Laffitte, a General View of Positivism. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 39. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Candido Mariano da Silva Rondon, or Marechal Rondon (May 5, 1865-January 19, 1958) was a Brazilian military officer who is most famous for his exploration of Mato Grosso and the Western Amazon Basin, and his lifelong support of Brazilian indigenous populations. He was the first director of Brazil's Indian Protection Bureau (SPI/FUNAI) and responsible for the creation of the Xingu National Park. The Brazilian state of Rondonia is named after him. He was made Marshal, the highest military rank in Brazil. He was born on the 5th of May 1865 in Mimoso, a small village in the Mato Grosso state. His father was of Portuguese ancestry, and his mother was an Indian from the Bororo people. Both of his parents died when he was 9 and he was raised by his grandparents. After finishing high school at the age of 16, he taught elementary school for two years, and then joined the Brazilian army. On joining the military, he entered officer's school and graduated in 1888 as a second lieutenant. He was also involved with the Republican coup that overthrew Pedro II, the last Emperor of Brazil. In 1890, he was commissioned as an army engineer with the Telegraphic commission, and helped build the first telegraph line across the state of Mato Grosso. This telegraph line was finally finished in 1895, and afterwards, Rondon started construction on a road that lead from Rio de Janeiro (then capital of the republic) to Cuiaba, the capital of Mato Grosso. Until this roadway was co...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=142434

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
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Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 40
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-15297-2
Barcode: 9781157152972
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LSN: 1-157-15297-X

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