Revolt of the Saints: Memory and Redemption in the Twilight of Brazilian Racial Democracy
Conclusion: Saints, Not Angels
The conclusion returns to issues of temporality, and thus proper historicity, via a piece of the Banderia/Andrade correspondence and a statement from Dandinha, both of which illustrate an acceptance of noninterpretation or a wallowing in the artifactuality of data. This acceptance suggests that the experience of serving as a living laboratory for the alienation of everyday habits as culture has been remarkably transformative and should be considered as one particular site of shifting racial politics in a nation in which a variety of related projects are occurring at the same time. Thus a recognition on the part of what the...