TITLE

GILBERTO FREYRE

AUTHOR(S)
Lehmann, David
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Latin American Research Review;2008, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p208
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the book "Casa-grande e senzala," by Brazilian sociologist Gilberto Freyre. In his book, Freyre introduces the idea of Brazilian racial democracy (democracia racial) and analyzes the views of black people in Brazil. Freyre and his ideas were said to be controversial and racist and many believed that these ideas created myths within society.
ACCESSION #
31209882

 

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