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Author Pessar, Patricia R.

Title From fanatics to folk : Brazilian millenarianism and popular culture / Patricia R. Pessar.

Imprint Durham : Duke University Press, 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  209.0981 P438f 2004    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xiv, 273 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-261) and index.
Contents The world turned upside down : the origins of the Canudos, Contestado, and Juazeiro movements -- The Povo make a saint -- The Coronel and the Beato -- "Work like you're going to live forever, pray like you're going to die today" -- Pedro Batista "moves on" and the king -- Attempts to claim the throne -- A romaria se acabou/The romaria is over -- Constituting the romeiros into "traditional" folk -- Millenarianism, state formation, and resistance.
Subject Millennialism -- Brazil -- History -- 19th century.
Brazil -- History -- 19th century.
Millennialism -- Brazil -- History -- 20th century.
Brazil -- History -- 20th century.
Millennialism. (OCoLC)fst01021768
Brazil. (OCoLC)fst01206830
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 0822332752 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780822332756 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0822332647 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780822332640 (pbk. ; alk. paper)

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