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Title Kings for three days : the play of race and gender in an Afro-Ecuadorian festival / Jean Muteba Rahier.
Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2013]

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 Main Stacks  F3741.E6 R34 2013    AVAILABLE
Description xii, 197 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Interpretations of culture in the new millennium.
Interpretations of culture in the new millennium.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Blacks -- Ecuador -- Esmeraldas (Province) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Blacks -- Race identity -- Ecuador -- Esmeraldas (Province)
Epiphany -- Ecuador -- Esmeraldas (Province)
Sex role -- Ecuador -- Esmeraldas (Province)
Esmeraldas (Ecuador : Province) -- Race relations.
Esmeraldas (Ecuador : Province) -- Social life and customs.
Contents Setting up the stage : contextualizing the Afro-Esmeraldian festival of the kings -- The village of Santo Domingo de Onzole and the period of preparation of the festival of the kings : the centrality of sexual dichotomy and role reversal -- The festival of the kings in Santo Domingo de Onzole -- The festival of the kings in La Tola -- Race, sexuality, and gender as they relate to the festival of the kings -- Performances and contexts of the play in January 2003 -- Conclusion : from the centrality of place in Esmeraldian ethnography to theoretical and methodological considerations for the study of festivities -- Glossary of Esmeraldian Spanish terms.