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Black Bodies, Black Rights: The Politics of Quilombolismo in Contemporary Brazil

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Farfán-Santos,Elizabeth (Author)
Format:
Book, Whole
Publication Date:
2016-01-01
URL:
http://www.worldcat.org/isbn/9781477309223
Published:
Austin, TX: University of Texas Press
ISBN:
9781477309223
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Blacks, Brazil, Social conditions, Civil rights, South America, Race identity, Quilombos, Political activity
Notes:
196 p., Explores how Quilombo recognition has significantly affected the everyday lives of those who experience the often-complicated political process. Questions of identity, race, and entitlement play out against a community’s struggle to prove its historical authenticity—and to gain the land and rights they need to survive.