Gilbert Freyre? its workmanships and its legacy: an emphasis to the Regionalistic Manifesto of 1926 and a Threatened Culture: the luso-Brazilian 1.O Manifest Regionalist of 1926: one soon quarrel ' ' Gilbert Freyre, today, is the read, argued social scientist more and interpreted of Brazil (…). ' ' (Andrade, 2002, P. 9) Gilbert Freyre (1900-1987), pernambucano of Recife, son of traditional family, with serious problems of learning in infancy, but with the pedagogical attention of the parents, obtained to surpass and to the 16 years already lecturer revealed. He learned some languages (English, Latin, French, etc.), as much that have some books, assays and articles published in languages foreign. Freyre was one of the most important intellectuals of social sciences of the first half of century 20, not only in our country, but in the world. It studied of 1908 the 1917 in the American College in Recife, college of missionaries American baptists, where its father lecionava. The 1920 Gilberts if it graduates Letters and Sciences Human beings in Baylor university, in the Texas (institution baptist). In 1922 Freyre it goes for New Iorque, where it receives the heading from Master in Sciences Politics, Legal and Social for the University of Columbia, with its intitled thesis, Social Life in Brazil in middle of century 19.
Amongst as many workmanships the most known it was launched in 1933? Great house & Senzala, where the same it made question to affirm that the black and the mulato were not more intelligent nor less important of what the said whites as ' ' race pura' '. It was the first time that a scholar of the time placed that the black was not a problem, opposes for it, that the black also was part of the progress of our nation. Soon at the beginning of century 20, our country was extremely agrarian and behind in relation to the Europe, contracting with the sophisticated cultural life of some urban centers of the time.