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Author Vianna, Hermano, 1960-
Title Mistério do samba. English
The mystery of samba : popular music & national identity in Brazil / Hermano Vianna ; edited and translated by John Charles Chasteen.
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [1999]

Author Vianna, Hermano, 1960-
Series Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução
Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução.
Subject Sambas -- Brazil -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- Brazil -- History and criticism.
Music -- Social aspects -- Brazil.
Alt Name Chasteen, John Charles, 1955-
Description 1 online resource (xx, 147 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Note digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The encounter -- The mystery -- Popular music and the Brazilian elite -- The unity of the nation -- Race mixture -- Gilberto Freyre -- The modern Samba -- Samba of my native land -- Nowhere at all.
Summary For Brazilians, samba symbolizes the racial and cultural mixture that now defines their national identity. As the story behind Brazil's nationalization of samba, this book offers a unique approach to the country's ongoing conversation on race, popular culture, and national identity.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780807898864 (electronic bk.)
0807898864 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 793526655
Additional Format Print version: Vianna, Hermano, 1960- Mistério do samba. English. Mystery of samba. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1999 080782464X (DLC) 98022170 (OCoLC)39169954

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