Rhythms of Resistance: African Musical Heritage in Brazil

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This work describes how slaves, mariners and merchants brought African music from Angola and the ports of East Africa to Latin America, and to Brazil in particular. The author examines how the rhythms and beats of Africa were combined with European popular music to create a unique sound.

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6 x 9 trim. 13 illus, Fig. 2 maps. 2 tables. LC 00-100046

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John A Walker recently retired as Reader in Art and Design History at Middlesex University. The author of a number of books on art theory and aspects of popular culture, his other Pluto press titles include Cultural Offensive: America's Impact on British Art since 1945, and Art and Outrage: Provocation, Controversy and the Avant Garde.

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