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Lecture-November 4

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Department
History
Course Code
HIST 2930
Professor
Karen Racine

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1930s= good neighbor policy of Roosevelt  ­Make more friends by behaving as a friend instead of an imperialist presence ­Like USO shows, the government sponsored a lot of artists to tour Latin America, and brings  Latin Americans to America ­to bring entertainment, to be good neighbors ­Disney characters were involved as well ­the enormous vogue of … book about this topic 1930s­ Regime of Getulio Vargas ­Brazilian equivalent of the good ol boy ­populist, Afro­Brazilian, working class ­validating working class culture, valuing it instead of turning away from it, giving it meaning ­Concept of racial democracy; idea of brazil being race free, officially everyone is Brazilian so  there was no discrimination, everyone is the same  ­Gilberto Freyre; famous Brazilian scholar, racial democracy idea Carmen Miranda (1909­1955) ­Brazilian film star, came down here to do films (1909) born in Portugal (1910) Emigrated to Rio de Janeiro ­She was working class, her father was a barber, she trained as a hat maker, but her love was  performing ­she was singing in the shop one day when she was discovered and asked to perform (1935) Queen of carioca (citizen of rio de janerio, connected to rio), queen of samba (type of  dance, associated with carnival, Brazilian styled dancing); risen quite rapidly for her  performance and character “La bahiana”; the bahiana lady, where most of the slaves were, most heavily African American  area, she adopted the dress of a lady from Bahia, a former slave lady (fruit basket on head), very  strange for a white European women to dress as an African American slave woman “Lady in the tutti frutti hat”; the lady 
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