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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Lauren Miller Griffith
|Notes:||Subtitle on cover: How outsiders become part of the Afro-Brazilian Capoeira tradition.|
|Description:||viii, 197 pages ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||A Brief History of Capoeira --
The Challenges of Teaching and Learning Capoeira Abroad --
Travel as a Way to Overcome Doubts --
Preparing for the Pilgrimage --
A World in which the Black Brazilian Man Is King --
How the Rest of Us Get Our Foot in the Door --
Does Form Really Matter? --
Will I Ever Be Good Enough? --
Conclusion and Future Directions.
|Series Title:||Dance and performance studies, v. 7.|
|Responsibility:||Lauren Miller Griffith.|
"Lauren Miller Griffith became a cultural pilgrim and put her own body on the line to produce this distinctive, valuable, and very readable contribution to the anthropological research on capoeira.