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  Volume 48, Number 1, 2011

Table of Contents

Special Issue: New Perspectives on Brazilian Instrumental Music

Guest Editor: Bryan McCann

Articles

Bridging Disciplinary Divides in the Study of Brazilian Instrumental Music

pp. 1-5
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African Rhythms in Brazilian Popular Music: Tango Brasileiro, Maxixe and Choro

pp. 6-35
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Benedicto Lacerda and the Golden Age of Choro

pp. 36-60
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Doing the Bossa Nova: The Curious Life of a Social Dance in 1960s North America

pp. 61-78
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Tension and "Tradition": Explorations of the Brazilian Berimbau by Naná Vasconcelos, Dinho Nascimento and Ramiro Musotto

pp. 79-99
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Choro do Norte: Improvising the Transregional Roda in the United States

pp. 100-129
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Review Essay

Conferências sobre Joaquim Nabuco (review)

pp. 131-139
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Book Reviews

Science in the Spanish and Portuguese Empires, 1500–1800 (review)

pp. 141-143
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Writing Captivity in the Early Modern Atlantic: Circulations of Knowledge and Authority in the Iberian and English Imperial Worlds (review)

pp. 143-145
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A Companion to Portuguese Literature (review)

pp. 145-147
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Representations of the Portuguese in American Literature (review)

pp. 147-151
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Community, Culture, and the Makings of Identity: Portuguese-Americans along the Eastern Seaboard (review)

pp. 152-153
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An Invisible Minority: Brazilians in New York City (review)

pp. 154-155
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Brazil: A Century of Change (review)

pp. 155-157
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Developing Brazil: Overcoming the Failure of the Washington Consensus (review)

pp. 157-158
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Participatory Institutions in Democratic Brazil (review)

pp. 159-161
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Unsettling Accounts: Neither Truth nor Reconciliation in Confessions of State Violence (review)

pp. 161-163
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The Wandering Signifier: Rhetoric of Jewishness in the Latin American Imaginary (review)

pp. 163-165
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Immigration and Xenophobia: Portuguese Immigrants in Early 19th Century Rio de Janeiro (review)

pp. 165-168
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Slavery and Protestant Missions in Imperial Brazil: "The Black Does Not Enter the Church, He Peeks in from Outside" (review)

pp. 168-170
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Um nordeste em São Paulo: Trabalhadores migrantes em São Miguel Paulista (1945–66) (review)

pp. 170-172
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Leituras críticas sobre Boris Fausto (review)

pp. 172-174
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The Hidden History of Capoeira: A Collision of Cultures in the Brazilian Battle Dance (review)

pp. 174-175
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Chica da Silva: A Brazilian Slave of the Eighteenth Century (review)

pp. 175-178
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O diabrete angélico e o pavão: Enredo e amor possíveis em Brás Cubas (review)

pp. 178-182
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The Carnivalesque Defunto: Death and the Dead in Modern Brazilian Literature (review)

pp. 182-184
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Latin American Melodrama: Passion, Pathos and Entertainment (review)

pp. 184-186
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Portuguese for Spanish Speakers: Teaching and Acquisition (review)

pp. 187-188
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Pois Não: Brazilian Portuguese Course for Spanish Speakers with Basic Reference Grammar (review)

pp. 188-190
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Contributors

Contributors

pp. 191-192
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