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Brazil's Living Museum: Race, Reform, and Tradition in Bahia

Anadelia A. Romo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833827
eISBN:
9781469604084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895948_romo
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Brazil's northeastern state of Bahia has built its economy around attracting international tourists to what is billed as the locus of Afro-Brazilian culture and the epicenter of Brazilian racial ... More


Geographies of Blackness: Tourism and the Erotics of Black Culture in Salvador

Erica Lorraine Williams

in Sex Tourism in Bahia: Ambiguous Entanglements

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037931
eISBN:
9780252095191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037931.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the connections between the cultural and sexual politics of the transnational tourism industry in Salvador. It first provides an overview of sex tourism zones as well as zones ... More


A Two-Headed Thinker: Rüdiger Bilden, Gilberto Freyre, and the Reinvention of Brazilian Identity

Maria Lúcia Pallares-Burke

in Indigenous Visions: Rediscovering the World of Franz Boas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300196511
eISBN:
9780300235678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196511.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter discusses how the creative use of Franz Boas's ideas to analyze Brazilian culture and society and to “discover” Brazil for the Brazilians was the work of two scholars, the Brazilian ... More


Introduction

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/9781604730821.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about axé music and the African origins of Brazilian popular music. The book examines how sacred themes, imagery, and symbols from ... More


A Short History of Brazilian Science Fiction Film and its Fight for Survival in a Rarified Atmosphere1

Alfredo Suppia

in The Liverpool Companion to World Science Fiction Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380383
eISBN:
9781781381557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380383.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In contrast to the US and Europe, Brazil lacks a tradition of science fiction research and criticism. The few, short-lived film studios have invested much more in comedies or realist dramas than in ... More


African, Portuguese, and Brazilian Interconnections: The Lusophone Transatlantic Matrix

Fernando Arenas

in Lusophone Africa: Beyond Independence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669837
eISBN:
9781452946948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669837.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter illustrates an analytical framework for understanding the development of Lusophone Africa in relation to the Portuguese-speaking world, particularly Portugal and Brazil. The ... More


Sacred/Secular Influences: The Reinvention of West African Àsé in Brazil

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/9781604730821.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the ancestral origins of the religious context of West African àsé and how it has been reinvented, negotiated, altered, secularized, and accommodated in Brazilian culture as ... More


Candomblé, Afro-Brazilian Culture, and Anti-Racism

Stephen Selka

in Religion and the Politics of Ethnic Identity in Bahia, Brazil

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031712
eISBN:
9780813039572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031712.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses Candomblé, Afro-Brazilian culture and anti-racism within the context of the several diverse African-derived religions in Salvador and other Afro-Brazilian communities. This ... More


Epilogue

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/9781604730821.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on axé music and the African origins of Brazilian popular music. It explains that axé music and the African roots of Brazilian popular music are ... More


Introduction

Eric A. Galm

in The Berimbau: Soul of Brazilian Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734058
eISBN:
9781604734065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734058.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s purpose, which is to view Brazilian music and culture through the lens of the berimbau. The book demonstrates how this critical icon traverses a broad ... More


Debating African Roots

Anadelia A. Romo

in Brazil's Living Museum: Race, Reform, and Tradition in Bahia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833827
eISBN:
9781469604084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895948_romo.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Bahia's growing reputation as a locus of Afro-Brazilian culture attracted a wave of foreign researchers. This chapter examines how Bahian ideas of tradition dominated outside observers who became ... More


Conclusions

Eric A. Galm

in The Berimbau: Soul of Brazilian Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734058
eISBN:
9781604734065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734058.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter connects several strands of history, cultural studies, music, and the multiple diasporic presences within the black Atlantic, analyzing the threads of a rich tapestry of Brazilian music ... More


Brutality Garden: Tropicalia and the Emergence of a Brazilian Counterculture

Christopher Dunn

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826515
eISBN:
9781469615714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469615707_Dunn
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the late 1960s, Brazilian artists forged a watershed cultural movement known as Tropicália. Music inspired by that movement is today enjoying considerable attention at home and abroad. Few new ... More


Brazil

Lynn Rosalina Gama Alves

in Video Games Around the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262527163
eISBN:
9780262328487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0007
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in Brazil, and it contains a description of the Brazilian video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual video ... More


Revolution in the Terra do Sol: The Cold War in Brazil

Sarah Sarzynski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603691
eISBN:
9781503605596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603691.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book recasts conventional narratives of the Cold War in Brazil and the 1964 coup through its examination of revolutionary social and cultural movements in the Northeastern region in the 1950s ... More


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