The historiography dedicated to the government and administration of Brazil in the period 1580-1700 has recently experienced a very significant development. In addition to witnessing an interesting conceptual reconsideration, it has seen the formulation of a series of new interpretative models, as well as the exploration of new or understudied themes and fields. The aim of this article is to characterise this development and call attention to the stimulating historiographical domain in which, after decades of separation, the history of the «ancien régime» in Europe and the Americas is increasingly integrated.
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