Postprint version. Published in History Workshop Journal, ed. Kathleen McIlvenna, Volume 53, Issue 1, Spring 2002, pages 43-72.
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Childs, M. D. (2002). Master-slave rituals of power at a gold mine in nineteenth century Brazil. History Workshop Journal, 53(1), 43-72.
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