Book : Os Capoeiras - Plácido de Abreu
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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!
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...
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...
"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 Beautiful images and valuable historical content.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.
Capoeira'a book of Mestre Xaréu (Hellio Campos) shot 700 copies in 2009. A trip to the heart of the academy of the great Mestre Bimba.
From the unpublished photographs of the Frenchman Marcel Gautherot portraying the Bahia capoeira wheels of the 1940s and 1950s, the author discusses this cultural manifestation of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...
Bilingual book (English - Portuguese) written by Mestre Nenel in person (the son of Mestre Bimba)! An essential book, written for those who wish to deepen their knowledge of the traditions of Capoeira Regional. 169 pages.
The 2nd edition of the book "Mestre Bimba: Uma vida consagrada a Capoeiragem" is an exceptional work by Mestre Jair Moura retracing the life of the great Mestre Bimba. This book offers Capoeira archives, unpublished stories and anecdotes. This 2nd edition offers additional content and colorized photos. Limited and collector's edition to keep safe!