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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


The Political and Social Landscape of Salvador da Bahia

Kwame Dixon

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813062617
eISBN:
9780813055985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062617.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter one provides a brief discussion of the cultural history of Salvador da Bahia; the social landscape and demographic profile of contemporary Salvador, and reviews key Afro-Bahian cultural ... More


Performing Bahia: Public Festivals, Samba, and African-Bahian Agency

Scott Ickes

in African-Brazilian Culture and Regional Identity in Bahia, Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044781
eISBN:
9780813046433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044781.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 3 describes Salvador's major public festivals and emphasizes the cultural contribution of the city's largely African-Bahian working class and its Candomblé community. This group used the ... More


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