FUNAG releases an extended edition of the book "Pedro Teixeira, a Amazônia e o Tratado de Madri"
FUNAG released on 24 November the extended edition of the book "Pedro Teixeira, a Amazônia e o Tratado de Madri", edited by Sergio Eduardo Moreira Lima and Maria do Carmo Strozzi Coutinho. This edition incorporated paleographic transcripts of documents found throughout the research process conducted during the elaboration of the book, especially at Arquivo Histórico Ultramarino and the Biblioteca da Ajuda, in Lisbon, as well as the Municipal Public Library of Porto (Biblioteca Pública Municipal do Porto). These numbers show the dimension of the added material: the first edition was 309 pages, while the new edition is 508 pages long. The book is a valuable source of information for those who study History, Geography, Cartography, Brazilian International Relations, as well as the genesis of modern International Law applied to the formation of the Brazilian territory.