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In this volume historians, anthropologists, musicologists, political scientists and literary scholars address different dimensions of cosmopolitanism in Portugal, Brazil, Angola and other parts of the world. Migrants, traders, writers, freemasons, architects, conservative and postcolonial politicians are among the figures analysed here.This book addresses different dimensions of cosmopolitanism in the Portuguese-speaking world which have caused much debate, such as migration and globalisation. The volume includes leading specialists in History, Musicology, Literary Studies, Anthropology and Political Sciences. It focuses on specific processes in Brazil, Portugal, West Africa, Angola, and other parts of the world, from the sixteenth century to the present. Central topics are intercontinental trading elites, the cultural impact of forced and voluntary migration, the republic of letters, the possibilities created by freemasonry and liberalism, the adaptation of the Azorean Holy Ghost Feast to the United States, international links of conservative politicians, the international projection of the new Angolan elite, architecture and urban planning.
Number of Pages: 295
Series Title: European Expansion and Indigenous Response
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Street Date: October 20, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-56-7499