Category Archives: History

A 100 years of The Revolt of the Whip – By Manuel Amaral

“Two characters that made history. One fought the abuse, indignity and humiliation suffered by sailors. The other fought for the liberation of slaves both in the Parlament and the press, as far as the abolition did not happen due to … Continue reading

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The Emory University Database on the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Sent by Teimosia, a capoeira youtuber, blogger, and great contributor of our community. Axé Camarada! The Emory University, in Atlanta, EUA, recently launched a free and interactive database named Voyages. The database, which is available on the website www.slavevoyages.org contains … Continue reading

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Capoeira: Origins, Development, and Global Diffusion 3/3

  The global diffusion of Capoeira, as a historical and geographical standpoint, marks the rampant intensification of the art’s recognition intertwined with its commercialisation processes. The transnational scenario of Capoeira, established next, brought an intricate institutional, cultural, and economic interplay … Continue reading

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