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Contents

Table of Contents
List of Figures
Acknowledgements

Introduction

Chapter 1. A Brief History of Capoeira
Chapter 2. The Challenges of Teaching and Learning Capoeira Abroad
Chapter 3.  Travel as a Way to Overcome Doubts
Chapter 4.  Preparing for the Pilgrimage
Chapter 5.  A World in which the Black Brazilian Man Is King
Chapter 6.  How the Rest of Us Get Our Foot in the Door
Chapter 7. Does Form Really Matter?
Chapter 8.  Will I Ever Be Good Enough?
Chapter 9. Conclusion and Future Directions

Glossary
Bibliography
Index

In Search of Legitimacy

How Outsiders Become Part of the Afro-Brazilian Capoeira Tradition

Lauren Miller Griffith

248 pages, 1 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78533-063-6 Hb Published (January 2016)

eISBN 978-1-78533-064-3 eBook