The everlasting problem in the boundless landscape was consequently a shortage of manpower." as Fernand Braudel, French historian and a founder of the Annalesschool of historiography says.(1985, p.392) South America, which was being still conquered and had no settled economy, required a supply of labor that was plentiful, easily controlled, cheap, costing nothing at all in order to develop the new economy, as Braudel foresees. Therefore, two dominant imperial forces, the Spanish and Portuguese Crowns
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