African-Brazilian culture and regional identity in Bahia, Brazil /

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Author / Creator:Ickes, Scott.
Imprint:Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, c2013.
Description:xi, 322 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:New world diasporas
New World diasporas series.
Subject:Blacks -- Brazil -- Bahia (State) -- History.
Social classes -- Brazil -- Bahia (State)
Race relations.
Social classes.
Social conditions
Bahia (Brazil : State) -- Social conditions.
Bahia (Brazil : State) -- Race relations.
Bahia (Brazil : State) -- History.
Brazil -- Bahia (State)
Format: Print Book
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ISBN:9780813044781 (alk. paper)
0813044782 (alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary:An examination of why Afro-Bahian people are a marginalized racial group despite the fact that Bahia has a majority black population.
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