View of the casa grande, church and senzala (slave quarters) of the former engenho of Solar do Unhao in Salvador. Although the agricultural estates dominated socioeconomic structures in colonial Brazil, towns and estates were dependent on each other. Engenhos were usually located close to an urban center to facilitate the exchange of goods and services.Vista da Casa Grande, igreja e senzala (alojamento dos escravos) do antigo engenho do Solar do Unhão, em Salvador. Embora as propriedades agrícolas dominassem a estrutura sócio-ecomómica no Brasil colonial, cidades e propriedades eram interdependentes. Os engenhos ficavam localizados geralmente próximos a centros urbanos, para facilitar de mercadorias e serviços.
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