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Restor(y)ing meaning: reading Manoel de Oliveira’s Non ou a Vã Glória de Mandar (2013)
Journal Article
Gonçalves Miranda, R. (2013). Restor(y)ing meaning: reading Manoel de Oliveira’s Non ou a Vã Glória de Mandar. Hispanic Research Journal, 14(1), doi:10.1179/1468273712Z.00000000033

Manoel de Oliveira’s Non ou a Vã Glória de Mandar (1990) is a landmark in Lusophone cinema’s revisitation of the history of Portuguese expansion and colonial conflicts. This article aims at analysing the film’s political import by extrapolating from... Read More

Mãe Africana, Pátria Brasileira: negotiating the racial politics of identity, freedom and motherhood in nineteenth-century Bahia, Brazil (2013)
Book Chapter
Collins, J. Mãe Africana, Pátria Brasileira: negotiating the racial politics of identity, freedom and motherhood in nineteenth-century Bahia, Brazil. In Intimacy and Inequality: female histories and feminist readings of manumission and motherhood in Brazilian slave society (Bahia 1830-1888)Liverpool University Press. Manuscript submitted for publication

Margarida Ignácio de Medeiros was one of up to twelve million enslaved Africans brought to Brazil. She did not, however, remain enslaved all her life. Margarida’s trajectory from enslavement to freedom was typical of many enslaved African women labou... Read More