INDEX
the academy: cultural rescue and, 188–
91; language of social memory and
resistance, 197–99; on millenarian
religious beliefs, 6; resistance under-
stood by, 229; tourism, 197–98
Afro-Brazilian religion, 39, 56, 140, 145,
182, 244 n.17
agriculture: batalhão (unpaid labor ex-
change), 120; coronelismo, 26–27;
drought, 3, 26, 29–30, 121–22, 202,
240 n.18; Land Law (1850), 24; land
redistribution and, 118–21; markets
for, 121; slavery, 24; traditional ro-
meiros and, 154. Seealso colônia; labor
force; Sá, João (coronel)
Água Branca, 62–63, 65, 79, 80, 81–82,
113
Alves, João Oliveira Manuel, 147, 172–75
Alves, Mariano, 52, 118, 122, 124
apocalypse: Batista’s message of, 2, 41–
42, 101–2; Antônio Conselheiro and,
30, 31; Day of Judgment, 2, 31, 57,
101–2; Ralph Della Cava, 241 n.23;
narratives of, 29–31; natural disasters
and, 29–30; rituals, 108–12
Araújo, Maria, 78
Assis, Machado de, 48
Azzi, Riolando, 18, 19, 20
backlanders: bandits and, 71–72; ch
distribution and, 21–22, 27; Chur
reforms and, 20–21; cordel storie
44–45, 48, 242 n.4; coronelismo
26–27; fanaticism of, 33–34; folk
ing and, 22–23; hard labor as virt
116–17; José Antônio Maria de Ibi
and, 21–23, 115, 239 n.14, 240 n.
patronage and, 4, 25, 88–89; ‘‘re
sentment’’ principle and, 31–32;
salvation, 27–28; santos and, 45–
Bahia, state of, 3, 69; Bahia singular
plural, 191–92; Canudos moveme
32–34, 73, 146, 194, 227, 230, 23
celebration of difference in, 199–
documentaries of, 192–93; folklo
and, 197–98, 221–23; ministry of
ture and tourism, 196–97; pilgrim
sites of, 21; João and, 70–71; S
Democratic Party (psd), 71, 75, 1
Seealso backlanders; Brazilian gov
ment; cultural rescue; Farias, Ant
Santa Brígida
Bahia singulareplural, 191–92
banditry, 71–72, 101, 117, 138
Barbosa, Ricardo, 176, 177
Barros, Luitgarde Oliveira Cavalcan
45, 46
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