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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


Porous City: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro

Bruno Carvalho

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319754
eISBN:
9781781381007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319754.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Despite its famous image as a divided city – of wealthy high-rises and the surrounding, poverty-stricken favelas – Rio de Janeiro’s culture has been shaped by porous boundaries and multi-ethnic ... 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


Rituals of Inclusion: Evolving Discourses of Bahianness

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/9780813044781.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 4 focuses on how various parties used the festivals as opportunities to formulate and disseminate a public discourse of inclusive “Bahianness” that came to embrace the city's African-Bahian ... More


Carnival of the People: Batucadas and Afoxés

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/9780813044781.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 5 explores the important changes that took place within Bahian Carnival during the Vargas era. Between 1938 and 1952 the elites clubs, which had dominated Carnival since the late nineteenth ... 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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