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Scenes of the Imaginary, II: Bolívar Superstar

Rafael Sánchez

in Dancing Jacobins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823263653
eISBN:
9780823268887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263653.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the other alternative imaginary cum governmental pole or scene, i.e., “Bolívar Superstar” or “Bolívar Unico,” composing Venezuela’s postcolonial governmentality. Originally ... More


Written Otherings: Policing Community at the “Crossroads of America”

Sujey Vega

in Latino Heartland: Of Borders and Belonging in the Midwest

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479864539
eISBN:
9781479875337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479864539.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how the discourse surrounding immigration influenced the ways in which citizenship and belonging could be imagined for Latinos in central Indiana. More specifically, it ... More


A Voice So Full of Pain and Power: Black Gospel and Blackness

John Burdick

in The Color of Sound: Race, Religion, and Music in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709221
eISBN:
9780814723135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709221.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter shows how three main features of the melody- and voice-centric scene of black gospel contribute to the formation of a strong, self-aware, and politically committed negro identity. One ... More


Prologue: Learning to Stand-Leaned-Together

Harry Walker

in Under a Watchful Eye: Self, Power, and Intimacy in Amazonia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273597
eISBN:
9780520954212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273597.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

A series of short anecdotes and personal reflections serves as an introduction both to Urarina society and to the key sociological and philosophical problems on which the book focuses. The key idiom ... More


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