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Ilê Aiyê in Brazil and the reinvention of Africa / Niyi Afolabi.

Author/Creator:
Afolabi, Niyi author.
Publication:
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
xxviii, 288 pages ; 23 cm
Series:
African histories and modernities.
African histories and modernities
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Subjects:
Ilê Aiyê (Organization).
Carnival -- Brazil.
Blacks -- Brazil.
Brazil -- Race relations.
Brazil -- Civilization -- African influences.
Blacks.
Carnival.
Civilization -- African influences.
Race relations.
Brazil.
Contents:
Carnival in Africa and its diaspora
Emergence of an Afro-carnival agency
Mãe Hilda: matriarchy, Candomblé, and Ilê Aiyê
Aesthetics of Ilê Aiyê's African(ized) carnival costumes
Masquerades of Afro-femininity, beauty, and politics
Vovô: the man, his vision, his legacy
Politics of Afro-carnival music
(Un)masking the Afro-carnival organization.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781137578174 (hardback : alk. paper)
1137578173 (hardback : alk. paper)
9781137589691
9781137598737
OCLC:
920680608