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ARTICLE 'THE NETWORK AND ITS USES', BY WILTON GUERRA

ARTICLE 'THE NETWORK AND ITS USES', BY WILTON GUERRA

The hammock is an important home appliance in the Brazilian house, which was present in the Americas even before the arrival of the Portuguese and Spanish, deserving countless reports that testify to its use among the “gentiles of the land”. He was also responsible, at least among the Portuguese, for one of the first processes of cultural assimilation between the indigenous and the white man. It is an equipment responsible for the rest and relaxation of its users, full of picturesque stories and cultural appropriation.

Learn more about this home equipment, one of the more than 500 items belonging to the collection of the Museu da Casa Brasileira, in the article ‘The network and its uses’, written by the manager of the Research and Documentation Preservation Center at MCB, Wilton Guerra.

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