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Terms of Inclusion: Black Intellectuals in Twentieth-Century Brazil

Paulina L. Alberto

Abstract

This history of black thought and racial activism in twentieth-century Brazil demonstrates that black intellectuals, and not just elite white Brazilians, shaped discourses about race relations and the cultural and political terms of inclusion in their modern nation. Drawing on a wide range of sources, including the prolific black press of the era, and focusing on the influential urban centers of Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Salvador da Bahia, the book traces the shifting terms that black thinkers used to negotiate their citizenship over the course of the century, offering fresh insight into ... More

Keywords: black thought, black intellectuals, elite white Brazilians, race relations, inclusion, black press, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador da Bahia, racial activism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780807834374
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.5149/9780807877715_alberto

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paulina L. Alberto, author