Fascinating capoeira. Whoever has an interest in Brazil will sooner or later cross the path of capoeira, for this martial art symbolises the true Brazilian spirit. Along with candomble and samba, it is one of the most joyful manifestations of afro-Brazilian heritage...All photographic images produced in Salvador da Bahia, best historical illustrations, great artwork and original watercolours...a real visual treat! This is a pocket size picture book that will take you on a breathtaking journey into the fascinating world of the most dangerous yet playful martial art ever! A great way to discover Bahia, the most African city in Brazil.