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oa Journal of Psychology in Africa - Banzo-uma nostalgia afro-Brasiliera

 

Abstract

This study gives a brief linguistical interpretation of the terms 'saudade' and 'banzo'. There follows a descriptionption and interpretation of the phenomenon known as 'banzo' with reference to the historical situation of African slaves in Brazil between the XVlth and XIXth centuries. Finally. a number of hypothetical interpretations are discussed for this phenomenon, which brought about the death of so many slaves in Brazil. These include psychopathological, somatological, suicidological, psycho-analytical and socio-genetic interpretations.

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1989-01-01
2016-12-09
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