Index
Page numbers in italics refer to illus-
trations and captions.
Abaeté Lake, 192
abará, 273–74
Aberdeen Act (1846), 247
abertura (opening), of Brazil, 351
abortion, 188–89
acarajé (black-eyed-pea fritters), 30,
46, 132, 266, 273, 328, 329
ACM. See Magalhães, Antonio Carlos
Adilson, 266–69, 271, 336
affordance, 298, 301. See also saints
afoxés, 132
Africa, Africans: Brazil and, 331; as
incompletely free laborers, 247–50,
251, 252, 256; Jamaica and, 318; in
northeastern Brazil, 9; religiosity of,
361; as slaves, 242
Afro-Bahian culture: appropriation of,
95, 328, 331; folklorization of, 283;
objectifications of, 331; religion and,
318; study of, 153
Afro-Bahianness, 158, 201
Afro-Bahians: Bahian working class
and, 47, 49, 177, 307; costumes of,
68; culinary traditions of, 8; as intel-
lectuals, 155; masculinity of, 273;
as migrants, 163; morality and, 42,
146; Pelourinho development and, 7,
70; political victories of, 185; sanc-
tification of, 23; in sertão, 142; as
slaves, 190
Afro-Brazilian culture, 147, 255; appro-
priation of, 5, 38; Candomblé and,
38–39; economic importance of,
356; manipulations of, 111–12;
pathologizations of, 4; producers of,
114; in Salvador, 50; sanitation of,
96; sanitization of, 188; supervised
by state, 100
Afro-Brazilians, 1–2, 3, 93, 157, 221,
340, 343, 349; creativity and, 324;
gendered morality and, 129, 143;
heritage of, 129; labor organizing
of, 5; 143; nationalism and, 7; objec-
tification of, 200, 209; pathologi-
zations of, 314; Pelourinho folklore
and, 23, 25; peoplehood and, 14, 20;
racial stereotypes of, 108–9; religi-
osity and, 153, 222–23, 272; struggle
for equality of, 349
aids:
education, 283, 284–88; epi-
demic of, 64–65; government and,
77, 204; in Ladeira da Misericórdia,
280, 281–88; travestis and, 63–64
A Indomada, 305
Alagoas state, 129
Amado, João Jorge, 162
Amado, Jorge, 60, 88–89, 221, 225–26
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