chapter  12
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Brasília: A Capital in the Hinterland

ByGeraldo Nogueira Batista, Sylvia Ficher, Francisco Leitão and Dionísio Alves de França

I do not refer to the width the land of Brazil has from the sea back, because, up until now, no one has walked its extent due to neglect of the Portuguese who, being great conquerors of lands, do not take advantage of them, but content themselves with scratching along the shore like crabs.