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2012 | 56 | 1 | 33-40
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Concerning Abolitionism, Black People, and Capoeira in the History of Brazil: Social and Moral (Im)Balances

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The purpose of this article is to discuss the changes that took place in relation to the peculiarities of Capoeira within Brazilian society. This popular practice, which is considered a martial art, a dance and a game, developed during the 19th century, where it was practiced by individuals from the lower walks of life. Practicing Capoeira was a felony, as it posed a threat to public safety, order, and morality. Presently, it has been upgraded to a Brazilian cultural asset, which shows how the perception of its practice has changed. These changes follow the different views of the historical processes related to abolitionism and the perverse incorporation of blacks into society at that time, which have continued until present time, having undergone significant changes and grown as a valued physical expression
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56
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1
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33-40
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1 - 12 - 2012
online
29 - 12 - 2012
References
  • Silva, J. (1998). Projetos para o Brasil /Projects on Brazil/. São Paulo: Companhia das Letras.
  • Nabuco, J. (1999). O Abolicionismo /Abolitionism/. Rio de Janeiro: Nova Fronteira.
  • Skidmore, T. (1976). Preto no branco: raça e nacionalidade no pensamento brasileiro /Black in White: race and nationality in Brazilian thought/. Rio de Janeiro: Paz e Terra.
  • Fernandes, F. (2008). A integração do negro na sociedade de classes: o legado da “raça branca” /The integration of blacks in a class society: the legacy of the “white race”/. São Paulo: Globo.
  • Lussac, R., & Tubino, M. (2009). Capoeira: a história e trajetória de um patrimônio cultural do Brasil /Capoeira: the history and path of a cultural heritage of Brazil/. Revista da Educação Física /Physical Education Journal/, 20(1), 7-16.
  • Silva, P. (2001). Capoeira e Educação Física - uma história que dá jogo... Primeiros Apontamentos sobre suas Interrelações/Capoeira and Physical Education - a playable history... Early notes on their interrelationships/. Revista
  • Brasileira de Ciências do Esporte /Brazilian Journal of Sports Sciences/, 23(1), 131-45.
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bwmeta1.element.-psjd-doi-10_2478_v10141-012-0021-4
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