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The Project of Regional Identity Formation: Culture, Politics, and Tourism

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/9780813044781.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 6 looks at the period from 1945 to 1954 and argues that these years were central in consolidating the notion that “Bahia” was synonymous with African-Bahian culture. The consolidation process ... More


The Jeje Contribution to the Institutionalization of Candomblé in the Nineteenth Century

Luis Nicolau Parés

in The Formation of Candomblé: Vodun History and Ritual in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610924
eISBN:
9781469612638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610924.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores how a network of religious congregations emerged in nineteenth-century Bahia and examines their social interactions. Until recently, the history of African religious practices ... More


Notes from Ekitiland

Andrew Apter

in Oduduwa's Chain: Locations of Culture in the Yoruba-Atlantic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226506388
eISBN:
9780226506555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226506555.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter engages the pioneering work of Pierre Verger, who undertook the first intensive comparison of Yoruba orisha worship in West Africa and Brazil, by examining the sociopolitical dimensions ... More


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