Children of mixed ethnic origins sifting manioc flour. The labor intensive sugar economy that was established in the zona-da-mata and agreste in the Northeast was dependent on massive infusions of African slave labor.Crianças de origem étnica mista peneirando farinha de mandioca. A economia de trabalho intensivo do açúcar, estabelecida na zona-da-mata e no agreste no Nordeste, dependia da infusão maciça do trabalho escravo africano.
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