Item description for CAPOEIRA, Bahia by Arno Mansouri...
Fascinating capoeira. Whoever has an interest in Brazil will sooner or later cross the path of capoeira, for this martial art symbolizes the true brazilian spirit. Along with candomble and samba, it is one of the most joyful manifestations of afro-brazilian heritage... All photographic images produced in Salvador da Bahia, best historical illustrations, great artwork and original watercolours... a real visual treat ! Capoeira Bahia is a pocket size picture book that will take you on a breathtaking journey into the fascinating world of the most dangerous yet playful martial art ever ! A great way to discover Bahia, the most African city in Brazil
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.1" Width: 5" Height: 0.4" Weight: 0.15 lbs.
Release Date Jan 5, 2006
Publisher Editions Demi-Lune
ISBN 2952557101 ISBN13 9782952557108