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Afro-Brazilians

Niyi Afolabi

Afro-Brazilians

cultural production in a racial democracy

by Niyi Afolabi

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Published by University of Rochester Press in Rochester, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy -- Brazil,
  • Africans -- Brazil,
  • Racism -- Brazil,
  • Africans -- Brazil -- Ethnic identity,
  • Brazil -- Civilization -- African influences

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementNiyi Afolabi.
    SeriesRochester studies in African history and the diaspora -- 39
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM477.B6 A36 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22684828M
    ISBN 101580462626
    ISBN 109781580462624
    LC Control Number2008047629


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