Remembrance of Things Past: The Trope of Africa in Afro-Brazilian Studies
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Keywords

BEATRIZ GÓIS DANTAS
Afro-Brazilian
Lisa Earl Castillo

How to Cite

Castillo, L. (2013). Remembrance of Things Past: The Trope of Africa in Afro-Brazilian Studies. Estudios Interdisciplinarios De América Latina Y El Caribe, 23(2), 125-129. Retrieved from http://eial.tau.ac.il/index.php/eial/article/view/60

Abstract

Brazil’s African descendent population, the largest in the Americas, has attracted the attention of anthropologists since the end of the 19th century. Following the tendency of their times, early studies focused on practices that had parallels in the African continent. These practices were understood to be “survivals” that had been transported across the Atlantic intact.
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