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From the Plantation Manor to the Sociologist’s Study: Democracy, Lusotropicalism, and the Scene of Writing

  • Alexandra Isfahani-Hammond
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Part of the New Concepts in Latino American Cultures book series (NDLAC)

Abstract

In Casa-Grande e Senzala, Gilberto Freyre casts the intimate contact between masters and slaves as the origin for Brazilian “hybridity.” Because he emphasizes the cultural and atmospheric transmission of identity, his analysis has been widely perceived as a progressive departure from eugenic interpretations of national character.

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African Descent Plantation Manor Brazilian Society Black Blood African Culture 
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© Alexandra Isfahani-Hammond 2008

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