RISES OF MUSLIM SLAVES AND THE CRYSTALLIZATION OF CIVIL PLURALISM IN BRAZIL
The article considers a series of revolts and rebel movements of black slaves in Brazil during the first third of the 19th century. The role of the Muslim community in the abolitionist processes of the largest South American state is highlighted. The author explores the process of formation of a multi-ethnic and multi-religious civil society in Brazil as a result of the revolutionary activity of enslaved African immigrants. A panoramic view of the search by the black population for new dimensions of identity and cultural genealogy of Afro-Brazilian religious practices is given.