Uneven encounters : making race and nation in Brazil and the United States (Book, 2009) [Beloit College]
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Uneven encounters : making race and nation in Brazil and the United States

Uneven encounters : making race and nation in Brazil and the United States

Author: Micol Seigel
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, ©2009.
Series: American encounters/global interactions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

This chronicle of the exchange of popular culture between Brazil and the United States in the interwar years shows how that exchange affected both countries ideas of race and nation.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Seigel, Micol, 1968-
Uneven encounters.
Durham : Duke University Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)653408418
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Micol Seigel
ISBN: 9780822344261 0822344262 9780822344407 0822344408
OCLC Number: 271103028
Description: 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Producing consumption: coffee and consumer citizenship --
Maxixe's travels: cultural exchange and erasure --
Playing politics: making the meanings of jazz in Rio de Janeiro --
Nation drag: uses of the exotic --
Another "global vision": (trans)nationalism in the Sao Paulo black press --
Black mothers, citizen sons.
Series Title: American encounters/global interactions.
Responsibility: Micol Seigel.
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"I can think of few works about Brazil that reveal so much about the United States, and no work about the United States that tells us so much about Brazil. . . . . [A]n important, thought-provoking Read more...

 
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