Monthly Archives: July 2010

Capoeira: Origins, Development and Global Diffusion 1/3

(First posted in 31/07/10) Following last post’s line of thought, here it goes another piece of my PhD confirmation paper. It’s basically my take on the history of Capoeira. It’s not a novelty around here, rather it is simply my … Continue reading

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Why bother studying Capoeira and Social Inclusion? An Introduction

… diverse discourses and attitudes are pervasive in an environment in which philosophical empathies and disagreements are made even more evident through bodily interactions…”

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Why Capoeira is so succesful around the world? By Sandro ‘Vovô’ Lionello

“Why Capoeira is so successful around the world is difficult to say. It is, instead, easy to say that the motivations are as many as the capoeristas are. Sometimes this fact disappoints me. I do not like when it is … Continue reading

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