African-Brazilian Culture and Regional Identity in Bahia, Brazil.

Examines how in the middle of the twentieth century, Bahian elites began to recognize African-Bahian cultural practices as essential components of Bahian regional identity. Previously, public performances of traditionally African-Bahian practices such as capoeira, samba, and Candomblé during carniva...

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Author / Creator: Ickes, Scott.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2013.
Series:New World Diasporas Ser.
Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Table of Contents
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Introduction: Brazil's Black Rome and the Remaking of Bahian Regional Identity
  • 1. Salvador, Bahia, 1930-1954
  • 2. The Revitalization of African-Bahian Culture
  • 3. Performing Bahia: Public Festivals, Samba, and African-Bahian Agency
  • 4. Rituals of Inclusion: Evolving Discourses of Bahianness
  • 5. Carnival of the People: Batucadas and Afoxés
  • 6. The Project of Regional Identity Formation: Culture, Politics, and Tourism
  • Conclusion and Epilogue: Cultural Politics in Bahia
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • About the Author.