22) Coffee beans ripening in the sun. A decline in mining activity occurred at the end of the Eighteenth century in southeastern Brazil, yet the cultivation of coffee would transform the economy of the region and the country.22) Grãos de café amadurecendo ao sol. Houve um declínio na atividade mineradora no fim do século XVIII no sul do Brasil, de modo que o cultivo do café transformou a economia da região e do país.
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