Revolt of the saints : memory and redemption in the twilight of Brazilian racial democracy /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Collins, John F., 1965 April 19-
Format: Book
Published: Durham : Duke University Press, 2015.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: being, through the archive
  • "The eighteenth battalion of love": failure and the dissemination of misinterpretation
  • Letters to the Amazons
  • Prostitution's bureaucracy: making up people in the "city of women"
  • A metaphysics for our time: Pelourinho properties, Bahian social bodies, and the shifting meanings of rams and fetuses
  • Treasure tales and national bodies: mystery and metaphor in Bahian life
  • "But madame, what if I should need to defecate in your neighborhood?"
  • "Chatty chatty mouth, you want to know your culture"
  • Conclusion: saints, not angels.