Work, agriculture, and land structure

Research projects:

Economic Dynamic and Land Property in the Colonial Period

Description: Analysis of the sugar economy in various areas and at different times of the colonisation of the Portuguese America, in size, construction, and dissemination of a specific structure.

Professor in charge: Vera Lúcia Amaral Ferlini (


Market Production, Labour Market and Land Structure in Brazil (19th-20th centuries)

Description: Study, from the transformation/expansion of the agricultural production, of the creation of a new profile of the labour market and structure of land’s production.

Professor in charge: José Jobson de Andrade Arruda (