Introduction. Setting the Stage
Ch. 1. Afro-Brazilian Pioneers, Blackness, and the Roots of Brazilian Popular Music
Ch. 2. Afro-Brazilians and the Early Popular Music Forums of Rio de Janeiro
Ch. 3. Race, Class, and Technology in the Promotion of the Popular Brazilian Sound
Ch. 4. Race, Class, and the Making of "the King"
Ch. 5. Africaneity, Performance, and the Women of Brazilian Popular Music
Ch. 6. Race and Brazilianness Abroad in the Early Era of Globalization
Conclusion: Afro-Brazilian Performers and the Legacy of Music of the Vargas Era
Glossary: Brazilian Musical Terms.