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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


Gilberto Freyre and Brazilian Self-Perception

MARIA LÚCIA G. PALLARES-BURKE

in Racism and Ethnic Relations in the Portuguese-Speaking World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265246
eISBN:
9780191754197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265246.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The idea of Brazil as a ‘racial democracy’ and a mixture of peoples and cultures became a central part of its national identity following the publication of Gilberto Freyre's Casa-grande e senzala in ... More


Contests of Culture

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.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the two congresses that called academics together to discuss the African contribution to Brazil. The first Afro-Brazilian Congress, held in 1934, and the second, held in 1937, ... More


Racism and Ethnic Relations in the Portuguese-Speaking World

Francisco Bethencourt and Adrian Pearce (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265246
eISBN:
9780191754197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265246.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

How did racism evolve in different parts of the Portuguese-speaking world? How should the impact on ethnic perceptions of colonial societies based on slavery or the slave trade be evaluated? What was ... More


The Deepest Wounds: A Labor and Environmental History of Sugar in Northeast Brazil

Thomas D. Rogers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834336
eISBN:
9781469603902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899588_rogers
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book traces social and environmental changes over four centuries in Pernambuco, Brazil's key northeastern sugar-growing state. Focusing particularly on the period from the end of slavery in 1888 ... More


Introduction: The Wounds of a People and a Landscape: Labor and Agro-Environmental History

Thomas D. Rogers

in The Deepest Wounds: A Labor and Environmental History of Sugar in Northeast Brazil

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834336
eISBN:
9781469603902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899588_rogers.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book shows how questions of labor and land have animated writing about Pernambuco for more than a century. In 1883, the abolitionist Joaquim Nabuco condemned slavery for setting up a “struggle ... More


Competing Narratives: Race and Multiraciality in the Brazilian Racial Order

G. Reginald Daniel and Andrew Michael Lee

in Global Mixed Race

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770733
eISBN:
9780814770474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770733.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on Brazil's racial order, characterized by widespread miscegenation and cultural blending. The country implemented a ternary racial order characterized by fluid racial markers ... More


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