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There are a lot of books on capoeira but there are few quality books in French. In the description of the product the language will be specified. As always, we select for you the best and the best price.

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Book "O Batuque, a luta braba" (Frede Abreu)

This fantastic bilingual book (Portuguese and English) is the result of research carried out for several years by Frede Abreu, the famous researcher, historian and writer who is passionate about the history of capoeira and the Bahian culture that died in 2013. This rare book of Capoeira is no longer published, these are the last copies. Preserved preciously!
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"Expressão da Arte" May-June 2003

Magazine in pocket format (see photo) of the "Expressão da Arte" collection. Latest copies of the May-June 2003 edition. For collectors or for those who want to know more about Capoeira ...Booklet in Portuguese.
Price €12.25
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"Expressão da Arte" April 2017

Mini magazine of capoeira pocket size of the collection "Expressão da Arte". Last edition (April 2017). For collectors and those who want to know more about Capoeira ... Booklet in Portuguese.
Price €11.23
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Book "Nagé" Fred Abreu

"Nagé, o homem que luto Capoeira até morrer". The last book (posthumous) of Fredérico José de Abreu released in December 2017. Exceptional book of 130 pages in color. Beautiful images and valuable historical content. For history lovers of Capoeira. In Portuguese.
Price €93.40
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Book : Encruzilhadas fotográficas of Marcel Gautherot

From the unpublished photographs of the Frenchman Marcel Gautherot portraying the Bahia capoeira wheels of the 1940s and 1950s, the author discusses this cultural manifestation of African roots investigating its place in that context. It is the symbolic dimension of the bodies that gyrate in the wheel, its language, its statements and its narratives that...
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Book : O Urucungo de Cassange

O Urucungo de Cassange. Book in Portuguese by the historian and capoeirist Dr. Bel. Urucungo or Berimbau is the musical arc used in Capoeira. Josivaldo (Bel Pires) finds evidence of the use of this instrument before its popularization, thanks to rounds of capoeira. The last quarter of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century situate the...
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Book: Jogo de Angola: Vida e Obra - Mestre Jogo de Dentro

In his book, Jogo de Angola: Vida e Obra, Mestre Jogo de Dentro tells us his story through a captivating story. Anecdotes, memories, quotes ... here is his work. An essential book accessible to the greatest number because it is bilingual: English - Portuguese. Book autographed by the author (Mestre Jogo de Dentro).
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Book: Capoeira Angola e Ancestralidade - Mestre Jogo de...

"I invite all capoeirista friends, and all admirers of Capoeira Angola, to participate and get to know a little of my work. For 4 years, I have been writing this book, with the aim of transmitting, informing and disseminating Capoeira Angola. I want to record some of my knowledge inherited from Mestre João Pequeno and I hope to contribute with all this...
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Book Capoeira, Combat Dance

This beautiful hardcover book is perhaps the finest work on capoeira. History, culture, photos, all aspects of capoeira are presented. A must.Book sold in bookstores. Only available online.French book of 192 pages.
Price €46.23
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Book: Bahia Capoeira

A pocket-size to discover or to share the beauty of Capoeira. An original approach to this festive event of the Afro-Brazilian culture ...Fully bilingual: English / French
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Book Capoeira na Universidade - Mestre Xaréu - Helios Campos

This book "Capoeira na Universidade: uma trajetória de resistência" follows the trajectory of capoeira, an activity marginalized by Brazilian society as it comes from an enslaved class. It addresses its cultural, social, popular and educational values, which favored the approximation of this art with the University.
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Book Capoeira Afinada

Bárbara Kristensen and Gian C. R. Santos (CM Latino) offer us an in-depth research to understand the different ways of tuning the "bateria" of Capoeira.The book "Capoeira Afinada" seeks to understand the musical tuning of capoeira through history, listening to berimbaus, chants, masters and mestras, understanding the different drum formations. Different...
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Capoeira ou l'art de lutter en dansant

Cécile Bennegent offers us a study retracing the origins of Capoeira to the present day. One of the first quality French books on the subject. Exit in 2006, this book of Capoeira, become a classic, you will surely learn a lot about Brazilian martial art.
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Children's Book: Kioni a pequena Mandingueira

Kioni, A pequena Mandingueira - A Lenda do Berimbau Children's book that tells the adventures of little African girl Kioni. Produced by Joana Carneiro Vasconcelos and Paulo Azevedo. A superb gift idea that will allow you to learn Portuguese while traveling. Book in Portuguese - 48 large illustrated pages (28.5cmx24.5cm) See the presentation video below....
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Book: Capoeira em Múltiplos Olhares

Book: "Capoeira in multiple perspectives: Studies and research at stake" Authors: Antônio Liberac Cardoso Simões Pires; Franciane Simplicio Figueiredo; Paulo Andrade Magalhães Filho; Sara Abreu Da Mata Machado. The works demonstrate that the practices of capoeiras are not unique, crossing different social groups, revealing Brazilian society. Perhaps this...
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Book: Manoel Silva Mestre Boca Rica - Historias e Lições...

How did the boy Manoel Silva become Mestre Boca Rica? How was the boy's journey to become Master Boca Rica? How was Mestre Boca Rica's relationship with Mestre Pastinha? Which student of Mestre Pastinha has always enchanted him? Who are the singers of yesterday and today that Mestre Boca Rica loves? Who are the Mestres de Capoeira Angola recognized by...
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Book: Nossos Mestres, Nossa Cultura, Capoeira em Santo...

"Nossos Mestres, Nossa Cultura, Capoeira em Santo Amaro - Bahia" is a book about the roots of capoeira. It tells a bit about the history of the Capoeira masters of the city of Santo Amaro and also the traditional Bembé do Mercado, talks about samba and other cultures of the Brazilian people! It is a book full of historical information. Author: Mestre...
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Book "A Capoeira dos Tempos de Outrora no Recôncavo Baiano"

The book "The Capoeira of the times of yore in the Recôncavo Baiano" brings up memories about former capoeira players from this very special region located on the outskirts of Bahia de Todos os Santos. Characters such as Besouro Cordão de Ouro and Canário Pardo emerge from this narrative and some of their adventures are revealed. The work also seeks...
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Children's Book: Kioni, The little Mandingueira - The...

Kioni, The little Mandingueira - The legend of Berimbau Children's book that tells the adventures of the little African Kioni. Produced by Joana Carneiro Vasconcelos and Paulo Azevedo. A great gift idea for children. Book in French - 48 large illustrated pages (28.5cmx24.5cm) See the presentation video below. Exists in original version (Portuguese) see...
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Children's Book: Kioni (Portuguese - Hardcover)

Kioni, A pequena Mandingueira - A Lenda do Berimbau Children's book that tells the adventures of the little African Kioni. Produced by Joana Carneiro Vasconcelos and Paulo Azevedo. A superb gift idea that will allow you to learn Portuguese while travelling. Book in Portuguese - 48 large illustrated pages (28.5cmx24.5cm) - hardcover (like a comic book) See...
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Book : O Barracão do Mestre Waldemar

Rare! Book "O Barracão do Mestre Waldemar" by Frede Abreu, great historian of Capoeira. 78 pages. Content of great richness and unpublished photographs. A must for enthusiasts. Edition 2017. Language: Brazilian
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"Improviso de Pastinha" Frede Abreu

Small softcover 33-page book but great content! Frede Abreu (historian and passionate researcher of capoeira among others) gathered some manuscripts of Mestre Pastinha in a booklet. No. 1 of the series "manuscripts". Unique archives to better understand the philosophy of the great Mestre Pastinha.Book translated in 2 languages in the same book (Portuguese...
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Book: Scrolls Mestre Pastinha

RARE! Book (58 pages) by Greg Downey and Frede Abreu bringing together the writings of Mestre Pastinha (Capoeira Angola), period documents, newspaper clippings, etc. A collector's book with rich content, priceless!
Price €54.90
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Macaco Beleza e o massacre do Tabuão

Book of 84 pages in Portuguese on the history of Macaco Beleza writing Frede Abreu. The book addresses the life of Manuel Benício dos Passos, better known as Macaco Beleza, a Bahian capoeirista, abolitionist, monarchist and leader of the Bahian Black Guard in street conflicts. Macaco Beleza organized the Massacre do Tabuão, an attack carried out against...
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Book: A Capoeiragem no Recife Antigo

The book "A capoeiragem no Recife Antigo – os valentes de tarde" brings a bit of the history of capoeira in Recife society at the time of the braves and bullies, a moment in which capoeira suffered a strong persecution and, at the same time, was acclaimed by some classes as synonymous with courage and dexterity, especially in the 19th and early 20th...
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Book: Das Mulheres Valentes, Desordeiras e Capoeiras

The book ON VALENT, DISORDERS AND CAPOEIRAS WOMEN focuses on the following question: which women signed their names in the history of capoeira in a brave and pioneering perspective? Size: 13.5x21cm 92 pages, portuguese black and white 1st edition 2021 ISBN:978-65-996191-2-0
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Book: Capoeira e crianças - Jean Pangolin

The book Capoeira and children: Challenges and perspectives in human development, by master Jean. Pangolin, a researcher who has dedicated himself to the qualified study of capoeira for many years, specifically in its relations with formal teaching in schools. One of the greatest contributions of this study, published in book form, has connections with...
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Book Capoeira na Escola - MEstre Xaréu - Helios Campos

The book "Capoeira na Escola" aims to guide Capoeira masters and teachers to teach in primary and secondary school. The preface is by Mestre Itapoan and in its summary it underlines the following content: In the first chapter, the historical synthesis, term of capoeira, pedagogical importance, methodology, capoeira as physical education, personal...
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Book : Ele não Joga Capoeira. Ele Faz Cafuné

He does not play capoeira, he does cafuné - stories from Mestre Bimba's academy 'brings together articles and souvenirs of the author about living in Mestre Bimba's capoeira academy. The feelings of everyday life, of the lessons and presentations, are present in the pages of this publication.
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Book Capoeira Angola, cultura popular e o jogo dos...

The result of Pedro Abib's doctoral thesis, this work explores the ways in which popular culture articulates a wide field of knowledge and knowledge, as well as the ways of transmitting this knowledge through certain categories, such as memory, orality. , ancestry, rituality and temporality. For this task, Capoeira Angola was chosen as the field of study....

Discover ancient and rare books, manuscripts of missing masters, books published in limited copies, beautiful books on Capoeira, original and informative gift ideas.
You will learn a lot about the history and origins of Capoeira by browsing the books of the greatest researchers and historians of Capoeira (Fred Abreu, Jair Moura, Carlos Eugênio etc. Some testimonials, or ancient writings, have an inestimable cultural value Why Capoeira was forbidden and then tolerated to finally be authorized and even encouraged by the Brazilian authorities? How did the former Capoeira masters live?