A sugarcane engenho with the chapel and partial view of the casa grande (mansion or main house) in Igarassu, Pernambuco. Engenhos were usually located close to urban centers and although the agricultural estates the dominated socioeconomic structures in colonial Brazil, towns and estates were dependent on each other.Um engenho de cana-de-açúcar com a capela e vista parcial da casa grande em Igaraçu, Pernambuco. Os engenhos estavam geralmente localizados perto de centros urbanos e apesar dos estados agricultores dominarem as estruturas sócio-económicas do Brasil, cidades e estados eram dependentes entre si.
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