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Epilogue: Tingaling

Oonya Kempadoo

in The Caribbean: Aesthetics, World-Ecology, Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382950
eISBN:
9781781384022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382950.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In this epilogue, award-winning Guyanese novelist and activist Oonya Kempadoo offers an evocative sketch of Trinidad’s Port of Spain, adapted from her novel All Decent Animals (2013). Kempadoo’s ... More


Afro-Jewish Quarter and Modernist Landmark

Bruno Carvalho

in Porous City: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319754
eISBN:
9781781381007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319754.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the 1920s, ‘Little Africa’ shared the Praça Onze with a burgeoning ‘Jewish neighbourhood’. The public square grew to be the focus of its popular street carnival, and the adjoining Mangue canal ... More


Writing the ‘Cradle of Samba’: Race, Radio, and the Price of Progress

Bruno Carvalho

in Porous City: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319754
eISBN:
9781781381007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319754.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter analyses the role of the Cidade Nova’s street carnival in incipient racial discourses, through close readings of now much forgotten but influential texts during the 1930s: Graça Aranha’s ... More


Conclusion: The Future Revisited: Where Has the Past Gone and Where Will it Go?

Bruno Carvalho

in Porous City: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319754
eISBN:
9781781381007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319754.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter discusses the President Vargas Avenue’s construction in the context of global changes, and retrieves the voices of local musicians who opposed it. Orson Welles’s experience in Rio, in ... More


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