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Author Smith, Christen A
Title Afro-Paradise : Blackness, Violence, and Performance in Brazil
Imprint Baltimore : University of Illinois Press, 2016
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Note Cover -- Title -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Interlude I: Culture Shock -- 1 Afro-Paradise: Where the Whip Tears the Flesh -- Interlude II: "The Berlin Wall" -- 2 The Paradox of Black Citizenship -- Interlude III: "Terrorism" -- 3 The White Hand: State Magic and Signs of War -- Interlude IV: "The Police Raid" -- 4 Palimpsestic Embodiment -- Interlude V: Reprise -- 5 In and Out of the Ineffable -- Appendix -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
The paradoxes of an Edenic playground sustained by, and dependent on, black pain and suffering
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Smith, Christen A. Afro-Paradise : Blackness, Violence, and Performance in Brazil Baltimore : University of Illinois Press,c2016 9780252039935
Subject Blacks - Crimes against - Brazil - Salvador
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