The making of Brazil's Black Mecca : Bahia reconsidered / edited by Scott Ickes and Bernd Reiter.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, [2018]
  • ©2018
Description
xv, 316 pages ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Editor
Series
Ruth Simms Hamilton African diaspora series [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Introduction: Baianidade -- roads to and from a Black Rome/Black Mecca / Scott Ickes and Bernd Reiter -- The English professors of Brazil : on the diasporic roots of the Yorùbá nation / J. Lorand Matory -- Carnival, culture and Black citizenship in post-abolition Bahia / Kim D. Butler -- Racialization in the time of abolition : negotiations over freedom and the freedom of men and women of color in Bahia / Wlamyra Albuquerque -- Medicalized motherhood as race and place : Bahia 1930s-1940s / Okezi T. Otovo -- O que é que a Bahia representa? Bahia's State Museum and the struggles to define Bahian culture / Andelia Romo -- "Behold our city" : conflicting mid-century modernist visions of Afro-Bahia / Scott Ickes -- Sweet barbarians: Baianidade and the Brazilian counterculture of the 1970s / Christopher Dunn -- Precarious Bahia : colonial narratives to the images of Mário Cravo Neto / Elane Abreu -- The power of whiteness and the making of the other : Bahia of the white mind? / Bernd Reiter -- City of women, no city for women : the gendered twist on Black Mecca / Sarah Hautzinger -- Our slaveland / Fernando Conceição -- The politics of blackness in Salvador, Bahia / Gladys Mitchell-Walthour -- Candomblé and the magic of Bahia / Miriam C.M. Rabelo & Luciana Duccini -- "Now you are eating slave food!" / Scott Alves Barton -- Conclusion / Bernd Reiter.
ISBN
  • 9781611862942 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 1611862949
LCCN
2017050038
OCLC
1007510884
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