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.

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CHERYL STERLING teaches African and African Diaspora studies in the Liberal Studies Program at New York University, USA. She is a Fulbright Scholar and is also the co-founder and editor of the on-line arts journal, AfroBeat Journal.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
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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
Cheryl Sterling
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-01000-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137010001
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-00999-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-43622-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 260
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