The birth of the Yoruba hegemony in post-abolition candomblé

@article{Pars2005TheBO,
  title={The birth of the Yoruba hegemony in post-abolition candombl{\'e}},
  author={Luis Nicolau Par{\'e}s},
  journal={Journal de la Soci{\'e}t{\'e} des Am{\'e}ricanistes},
  year={2005},
  volume={91},
  pages={139-159}
}
  • L. N. Parés
  • Published 5 January 2005
  • Political Science
  • Journal de la Société des Américanistes
The birth of the Yoruba hegemony in post-abolition candomble. Historical data indicates that critical Jeje and Nago religious practices of West African origin were already well consolidated in Salvador (Bahia, Brazil) in the 1860s, suggesting their rooting in the period of the slave-trade. While the Yoruba ethnogenesis and the racial and cultural nationalism of the « Lagosian Renaissance » in the 1890s may have indirectly contributed to the late 19th century Bahian « Nagoization » of candomble… 
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