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Afro-brazilians

RRP $274.99

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Brazil, the most racially diverse Latin American country, is also the most contradictory: for centuries it has maintained fantasy as reality through the myth of racial democracy. Enshrined in that mythology is the masking of exclusionism that strategically displaces and marginalizes Afro-Brazilians from political power. In this absorbing new study, Niyi Afolabi exposes the tensions between the official position on racial harmony and the reality of marginalization experienced by Afro-Brazilians by exploring Afro-Brazilian cultural production as a considered response to this exclusion. The author examines major contributions in music, history, literature, film, and popular culture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries to reveal how each performance by an Afro-Brazilian artist addresses issues of identity and racism through a variety of veils that entertain, ridicule, invoke, provoke, protest, and demand change at the same time. Raising cogent questions such as the vital role of Afro-Brazilians in the making of Brazilian national identity; the representation of Brazilian women as hapless, exploited, and abandoned; the erosion of the influence of black movements due to fragmentation and internal disharmony; and the portrayal of Afro-Brazilians on the national screen as domestics, Afolabi provides insightful, nuanced analyses that tease out the complexities of the dilemma in their appropriate historical, political, and social contexts. Niyi Afolabi teaches Luso-Brazilian, Yoruba, and African Diaspora studies in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese as well as the John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.


Volkswagen Beetle

RRP $19.99

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A small investment in this book could save you a fortune. With the aid of this book's step-by-step expert guidance, you will discover all you need to know about the car you want to buy. The unique point system will help you to place the car's value in relation to condition. Buying a classic VW Beetle is an important investment - don't buy one without this book's help. The authors, a recognised VW Beetle enthusiast and writer and a specialist photographer, cover all models from 1945 to 2003, including the Cabriolet, Standard and Deluxe and the final generation of Mexican Beetles.; Don't buy a car without this book!; Expert advice from a marque expert; Unique points scoring system to evaluate cars after inspection; Walk away or stay? - a quick initial evaluation of a car; How to check a car's authenticity; Which models are best?; Implications of restoration; Is it the right car for you?; Running costs; Don't buy a Beetle without this unique illustrated guide! Expert advice will help you find the best VW for your money.



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Brazilian Beaches Brazilian Wax Brazilian Cuisine Brazilian Lungs
Brazilian Superfruit Brazilian Beetle Brazilian City Brazilian Jiu-jitsu

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