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Lecture Notes AMST-A100 4/3/2014

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Indiana University, Bloomington
Amst-A 100 - What Is America?

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AMST-A100 1st Edition Lecture 20 Outline of Last Lecture I. Brazil and the Americas II. Religion, race, and nation in Brazil a. Race in Brazil (or “race” in Brazil?) b. Race and nationalism in Brazil Outline of Current Lecture I. Religion, race, and nation in Brazil II. Umbanda a. Old Slaves b. Caboclos c. Exus III. Afro-Brazilian & White Umbanda IV. Kelly Hayes’ documentary Slaves of the Saints Current Lecture Religion Race and Nation  Besides referring to their country as a mixed-race nation, many Brazilians say that their country is a “racial democracy” o A place where either race doesn’t exist, or if it does, there is no racial prejudice  Hale explains in the reading the idea that Brazil is a racial democracy or paradise is a myth. o How does this compare to the American dream myth? These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.

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