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Published: 22 March 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002116-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0211-6
Published: 01 April 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393603-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9360-3
Published: 26 April 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392040-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9204-0
Published: 16 February 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386643-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8664-3
Published: 05 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376828-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7682-8
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387480-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8748-0
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387480-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8748-0
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373308-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7330-8
... relations. The chapter goes on to examine the widespread notion that Afro-Brazilians have been able to retain African traditions in ways that Black Americans have not. Through the close reading of travel narratives, analyses of ethnographic interviews with expatriates, and participant-observation of tours...
Published: 13 August 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376293-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7629-3
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374947-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... Barnett to play Houston’s songs, and tangled currents of race and nation made a group of Afro-Brazilians return to Houston’s work at the turn to the twentieth century. Houston’s interpretations reveal the overlapping projects of U.S. and European empire, U.S. black cultural politics, Brazilian neoracial...
Published: 08 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... and unity inspired the African American performer and activist Etta Moten Barnett to play Houston’s songs, and tangled currents of race and nation made a group of Afro-Brazilians return to Houston’s work at the turn to the twentieth century. Houston’s interpretations reveal the overlapping projects of...
Published: 22 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395706-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9570-6
... This chapter highlights some of the difficulties of an academic ethnography in the Pelourinho. It seeks to establish a position from which to represent the Afro-Brazilian women at the center of the story of the post–World War II Pelourinho without repeating the tension between pathologization...
Published: 22 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395706-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9570-6
... historical truth, and thus their importance to the nation as a political project. This struggle for everyday inclusion threatens to expand existing definitions of the Afro-Brazilian, the modern, and the moral even as middle- and upper-class Bahians continue to define themselves in opposition to the...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004424-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0442-4
... overwhelmingly white. Afro- Brazilian men did appear on oc- casion, but when they did, the magazine s gaze was profoundly ethnopor- nographic, as it nearly invariably represented eroticized black and brown models as malandros, primitive natives, athletes, samba artists, or manual laborers, their racial and class...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004424-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0442-4
..., 59. See also West African women Afro- Brazilian(s): alternative terms for, 91n3; population of, 71 Afro- Brazilian men, 67 90; experience of prejudice, 81 88; in G Magazine (See G Magazine); hypersexuality of, 86, 89; in racial system of Brazil, 91n3; repre sen ta tion in mass media, 69 70, 74 Afro...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373773-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7377-3
... Chapter 1 focuses on Afro-Argentine swing guitarist Oscar Alemán, who leveraged his phenotypical blackness and his musical talent in order to build a career that took him from Brazil to Buenos Aires to Paris and back to the Argentine capital. Over the course of his career, Alemán performed...
Published: 04 February 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7615-6
... “backward” states of the Brazilian Northeast as the source of disorder and the paulistas’ primary opponents, both during the war and after São Paulo’s defeat. Leaders and chroniclers of the Constitutionalist Revolution claimed that paulistas from all walks of life supported the uprising but imagined...
Published: 01 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0442-4
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... This chapter deals with the issue of autonomy and interdependency in the Brazilian associative tradition. Its point of departure is the debate on civil society autonomy as it was set up during the 1980s. The discussion moves beyond this debate by placing it in the context of the...
Published: 01 April 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393603-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9360-3