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Capoeira : a martial art and a cultural tradition

Author: Jane Atwood
Publisher: New York : Rosen Pub. Group, 1999.
Series: Library of African American arts and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Traces the roots and history of the martial art which was developed by Brazilian slaves and combines dance, play, ritual, and self-defense.
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Genre/Form: Martial arts
Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Atwood
ISBN: 0823918599 9780823918591
OCLC Number: 39860083
Description: 64 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: What is capoeira? --
The history of capoeira --
A sacred ritual --
Playing the game --
Mastering the movements --
Masters past and present.
Series Title: Library of African American arts and culture.
Responsibility: Jane Atwood.

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Traces the roots and history of the martial art which was developed by Brazilian slaves and combines dance, play, ritual, and self-defense.

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