Tag: History

From “white slavery” to freedom of circulation: the transformations of the emigration concept in Portugal

With a direct approach, the article introduces us the debate on the emigration of Portuguese subjects to Brazil that existed in nineteenth century Portugal. The author challenges traditional approaches on the topic, contesting the idea that the interests of the Portuguese State were directly aligned with those of the agrarian elites. Read More →

The Decolonial in art research in Brazil

The discussion presented by the Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies (v.8, n.4) represents a considerable advance for the field in Brazil and abroad. The decolonial approach in research is an emerging perspective and the articles presented speak, among other things, about new methodologies, criticisms of colonial obstacles and performance analysis. Read More →

Readings of Uncle Tom’s Cabin in Slaveholding Brazil

In nineteenth-century slaveholding Brazil, the edition in Portuguese of Uncle Tom’s Cabin attenuated its critical and transformative potentiality. The translator made interventions that allowed readers of the Lusophone world to conceive the end of slavery in a much more distant future. Read More →