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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

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
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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