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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 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0013

African Rhythms in Brazilian Popular Music: Tango Brasileiro, Maxixe and Choro

pp. 6-35 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0018

Benedicto Lacerda and the Golden Age of Choro

pp. 36-60 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0023

Doing the Bossa Nova: The Curious Life of a Social Dance in 1960s North America

pp. 61-78 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0028

Tension and "Tradition": Explorations of the Brazilian Berimbau by Naná Vasconcelos, Dinho Nascimento and Ramiro Musotto

pp. 79-99 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0003

Choro do Norte: Improvising the Transregional Roda in the United States

pp. 100-129 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0007

Review Essay

Conferências sobre Joaquim Nabuco (review)

pp. 131-139 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0011

Book Reviews

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

pp. 141-143 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0016

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

pp. 143-145 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0021

A Companion to Portuguese Literature (review)

pp. 145-147 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0026

Representations of the Portuguese in American Literature (review)

pp. 147-151 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0001

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

pp. 152-153 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0005

An Invisible Minority: Brazilians in New York City (review)

pp. 154-155 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0009

Brazil: A Century of Change (review)

pp. 155-157 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0014

Developing Brazil: Overcoming the Failure of the Washington Consensus (review)

pp. 157-158 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0019

Participatory Institutions in Democratic Brazil (review)

pp. 159-161 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0024

Unsettling Accounts: Neither Truth nor Reconciliation in Confessions of State Violence (review)

pp. 161-163 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0029

The Wandering Signifier: Rhetoric of Jewishness in the Latin American Imaginary (review)

pp. 163-165 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0004

Immigration and Xenophobia: Portuguese Immigrants in Early 19th Century Rio de Janeiro (review)

pp. 165-168 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0008

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

pp. 168-170 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0012

Um nordeste em São Paulo: Trabalhadores migrantes em São Miguel Paulista (1945–66) (review)

pp. 170-172 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0017

Leituras críticas sobre Boris Fausto (review)

pp. 172-174 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0022

The Hidden History of Capoeira: A Collision of Cultures in the Brazilian Battle Dance (review)

pp. 174-175 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0027

Chica da Silva: A Brazilian Slave of the Eighteenth Century (review)

pp. 175-178 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0002

O diabrete angélico e o pavão: Enredo e amor possíveis em Brás Cubas (review)

pp. 178-182 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0006

The Carnivalesque Defunto: Death and the Dead in Modern Brazilian Literature (review)

pp. 182-184 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0010

Latin American Melodrama: Passion, Pathos and Entertainment (review)

pp. 184-186 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0015

Portuguese for Spanish Speakers: Teaching and Acquisition (review)

pp. 187-188 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0020

Pois Não: Brazilian Portuguese Course for Spanish Speakers with Basic Reference Grammar (review)

pp. 188-190 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0025

Contributors

Contributors

pp. 191-192 | DOI: 10.1353/lbr.2011.0000