African Roots, Brazilian Rites

Cultural and National Identity in Brazil

Authors: Sterling, C.

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This text explores how Afro-Brazilians define their Africanness through Candomblé and Quilombo models, and construct paradigms of blackness with influences from US-based perspectives, through the vectors of public rituals, carnival, drama, poetry, and hip hop.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction: What Roots? Which Routes?

    Sterling, Cheryl

    Pages 1-13

  • Where Is Africa in the Nation? History as Transformative Praxis

    Sterling, Cheryl

    Pages 15-50

  • Ritual Encounters and Performative Moments

    Sterling, Cheryl

    Pages 51-86

  • From Candomblé to Carnaval: Secularizing Africa and Visualizing Blackness

    Sterling, Cheryl

    Pages 87-108

  • Aesthetically Black: The Articulation of Blackness in the Black Arts Movement and Quilombhoje

    Sterling, Cheryl

    Pages 109-144

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
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Hardcover $100.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-00999-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
African Roots, Brazilian Rites
Book Subtitle
Cultural and National Identity in Brazil
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-01000-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137010001
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-00999-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 260
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