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Author Blake, Stanley E., author

Title The vigorous core of our nationality : race and regional identity in northeastern Brazil / Stanley E. Blake
Published Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (328 pages) : maps
Series Pitt Latin American series
Pitt Latin American series.
Contents Introduction : nordeste and nation -- The nineteenth-century origins of the nordestino, 1850-1870 -- Racial science in Pernambuco, 1870-1910 -- The medicalization of nordestinos, 1910-1925 -- Social hygiene : the science of reform, 1925-1940 -- Mental hygiene : the science of character, 1925-1940 -- Inventing the homem do nordeste : race, region, and the state, 1925-1940
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-307) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Group identity -- Brazil, Northeast.
National characteristics, Brazilian.
Regionalism -- Brazil, Northeast.
Brazil, Northeast -- Civilization.
Brazil, Northeast -- Race relations.
Brazil, Northeast -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Brazil, Northeast -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0822977702
9780822977704 (e-book)