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White Negritude analyzes the discourse of mestiçagem (mestizaje, métissage, or "mixing") in Brazil. Focused on Gilberto Freyre's sociology of plantation relations, it interrogates the relation of power to writing and canon formation, and the emergence of an exclusionary, ethnographic discourse that situates itself as the gatekeeper of African "survivals" in decline. Taking ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published December 15th 2007 by Palgrave Macmillan
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