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From Tumor to Trophy: The Nation‐State and Candomblé

Paul Christopher Johnson

in Secrets, Gossip, and Gods: The Transformation of Brazilian Candomblé

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150582
eISBN:
9780199834358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150589.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Describes the sociopolitical context of the new republican public order of Brazil between 1889 and 1930 that uncovered a third historical layer of the practice of secrecy, now as resistance to the ... More


Afro-Politics and Civil Society in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Kwame Dixon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813062617
eISBN:
9780813055985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062617.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The struggle for racial justice by Afro–civil society in Brazil and Salvador da Bahia is the main concern of this book. Theoretically this research aims to contribute to Latin American critical ... More


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

John Burdick

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709221
eISBN:
9780814723135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709221.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Throughout Brazil, Afro-Brazilians face widespread racial prejudice. Many turn to religion, with Afro-Brazilians disproportionately represented among Protestants, the fastest-growing religious group ... More


Afro-Paradise: Blackness, Violence, and Performance in Brazil

Christen A. Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039935
eISBN:
9780252098093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039935.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Tourists exult in Bahia, Brazil, as a tropical paradise infused with the black population's one-of-a-kind vitality. But the alluring images of smiling black faces and dancing black bodies masks an ... More


Madalena Schwartz: A Jewish Brazilian Photographer

David William Foster

in São Paulo: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036656
eISBN:
9780813038445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036656.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Madalena Schwartz was another important foreign photographer of São Paulo. She was also a Jewish refugee (from Hungary, via Buenos Aires), and although she did not begin working in photography until ... More


Conclusion

Jan Hoffman French

in Legalizing Identities: Becoming Black or Indian in Brazil's Northeast

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832929
eISBN:
9781469605777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889886_french.13
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter summarizes the book's main themes and presents some final thoughts. It presents a comparison of the case of Xocó recognition with that of American Indians. It also discusses the rights ... More


African-Brazilian Culture and Regional Identity in Bahia, Brazil

Scott Ickes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044781
eISBN:
9780813046433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044781.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

A close study of six major public religious festivals, including carnival, African-Brazilian Culture and Regional Identity in Bahia, Brazil, explores the cultural politics of regional identity in the ... More


Say It Loud! I’m Black and I’m Proud: Popular Music and Axé Embodiment in Bahian Carnival/Ijexá

Clarence Bernard Henry

in Let's Make Some Noise: Axe and the African Roots of Brazilian Popular Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730821
eISBN:
9781604733341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730821.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the many facets of Bahian Carnival and how various artists, Carnival organizations, and young Afro-Brazilians celebrate their “re-Africanization” with performances of popular ... More


‘It’s (Mostly) All True’: The Death of a Neighbourhood and the Life of Myths

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/9781846319754.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the construction of President Vargas Avenue in Rio de Janeiro in the context of changes taking place in other parts of the world, with emphasis on the opposition of local ... More


Introduction: Something ’Bout the Name of Jesus: Racial Meanings and Brazilian Evangelical Musical Scenes

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/9780814709221.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter reflects on the political complexities surrounding Afro-Brazilians and the evangelical music scene. The issue of race is an important one in Brazil, hence the pressing need ... More


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