9780765602268

Afro-Brazilian Culture and Politics: Bahia, 1790s-1990s: Bahia, 1790s-1990s

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  • ISBN13:

    9780765602268

  • ISBN10:

    0765602261

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 1998-01-31
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

The essays in this book constitute an analytic survey of the last two centuries of Afro-Bahian history, with a focus squarely on the difficult relationship between Afro- and Euro-Bahia and on the continual Afro-Bahian struggle to create a meaningful culture in an environment either hostile or suffocating in its ability to absorb elements of Afro-Bahian culture.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1790s<->1990s
The Politics of Race in Independence-Era Bahia: The Black Militia Officers of Salvador, 1790-1840
"So Much Superstition Among These People!": Candombl and the Dilemmas of Afro-Bahian Intellectuals, 1864-71
The Expansion of Traditional Religious Practices in Nineteenth-Century Cachoeira
Afro-Brazilians, Land Reform, and the Question of Social Mobility in Southern Bahia, 1880-1920
A Mixed-Race Nation: Afro-Brazilians and Cultural Policy in Bahia, 1970-90
Between Affliction and Politics: A Case Study of Bahian Candombl
Afterword: Jinga Baiana-The Politics of Race, Class, Culture, and Power in Salvador, Bahia
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