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Brazilian History through Journalism.

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This paper provides an overview of the beginnings of the newspaper in Brazil with information on the more significant titles and their role in the history of journalism and their impact on social change that occurred between the Imperial and Republican periods. Current collections at the National Library and legal deposit are discussed. It describes the present and historical collections and efforts to preserve them through microfilming and digitizing processes. Some statistics are provided for the collections and microfilms that have been made available. Brief information on the online access of the newspaper periodical databases is also given. (MES)

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Author:Zaher, Celia Ribeiro; Varella, Maria Angelica
Publication:ERIC: Reports
Date:Aug 1, 2001
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