In light of Africa : globalizing blackness in northeast Brazil /

In Light of Africa explores how the idea of Africa as a real place, an imagined homeland, and a metaphor for Black identity is used in the cultural politics of the Brazilian state of Bahia.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Dawson, Allan Charles, 1973- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [2014]
Series:Anthropological horizons.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Blackness and Africanity in Brazil and elsewhere
  • West African cultural brokers in northeast Brazil
  • Manifestations of Afro-Brazilian blackness
  • Blackness in the Bahian serta?
  • Conclusions.