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Author Afolabi, Niyi,
Title Ile Aiye in Brazil and the reinvention of Africa / Niyi Afolabi.
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
2016

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Series African histories and modernities
African histories and modernities.
Subject Ilê Aiyê (Organization)
Carnival -- Brazil.
Blacks -- Brazil.
Brazil -- Race relations.
Brazil -- Civilization -- African influences.
Description 1 online resource : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Carnival in Africa and its diaspora -- Emergence of an Afro-carnival agency -- Mae Hilda: matriarchy, Candomble, and Ile Aiye -- Aesthetics of Ile Aiye's African(ized) carnival costumes -- Masquerades of Afro-femininity, beauty, and politics -- Vovo: the man, his vision, his legacy -- Politics of Afro-carnival music -- (Un)masking the Afro-carnival organization.
Summary Ile Aiye redefines itself within shifting political realities of the Brazilian mythic racial paradise. The globalization agenda of the tourism industry places its Africanized strategies in dialectical tension with State's funding. the discussion of 'race' is inevitable as Ile Aiye questions the economically marginalizing status of Afro-Brazilians.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781137598707 (electronic bk.)
1137598700 (electronic bk.)
9781137578174
1137578173 (hardback ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 949365342
Additional Format Print version: Afolabi, Niyi. Ile Aiye in Brazil and the reinvention of Africa. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016 9781137578174 (DLC) 2015033780 (OCoLC)920680608