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African Roots, Brazilian Rites

Cultural and National Identity in Brazil

  • Authors
  • Cheryl Sterling
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Introduction

This text explores how Afro-Brazilians define their Africanness through Candomblé and Quilombo models, and construct paradigms of blackness with influences from US-based perspectives, through the vectors of public rituals, carnival, drama, poetry, and hip hop.

Keywords

identity national identity ritual transformation

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