Author Wirtz, Kristina, author
Title Performing Afro-Cuba : image, voice, spectacle in the making of race and history / Kristina Wirtz
Imprint Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2014
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  F1789.N3 W57 2014    AVAILABLE    30520020794963
Descript xiii, 329 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [303]-319) and index
Semiotics of race and history -- Image-inations of blackness -- Bodies in motion : routes of blackness in the Carnivalesque -- Voices : chronotopic registers and historical imagination in Cuban folk religious rituals -- Pride : singing black history in the Carabalí cabildos -- Performance : state-sponsored folklore spectacles of blackness as history -- Brutology : the enregisterment of bozal, from "blackface" theater to spirit
Subject Blacks -- Race identity -- Cuba
Blacks -- Cuba -- Social life and customs
Blacks -- Cuba -- Social conditions
Folklore -- Cuba -- History