Dancing from Past to Present Nation, Culture, Identities

ISBN-10: 0299218546

ISBN-13: 9780299218546

Edition: 2006

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This groundbreaking collection combines ethnographic and historic strategies to reveal how dance plays crucial cultural roles in various regions of the world, including Tonga, Java, Bosnia-Herzegovina, New Mexico, India, Korea, Macedonia, and England. The essays find a balance between past and present and examine how dance and bodily practices are core identity and cultural creators. Reaching beyond the typically Eurocentric view of dance,Dancing from Past to Presentopens a world of debate over the role dance plays in forming and expressing cultural identities around the world.
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 1/10/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 260
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Dance, History, and Ethnography: Frameworks, Sources, and Identities of Past and Present
Dances and Dancing in Tonga: Anthropological and Historical Discourses
Constructing a Classical Tradition: Javanese Court Dance in Indonesia
Utopia, Eutopia, and E.U.-topia: Performance and Memory in Former Yugoslavia
Qualities of Memory: Two Dances of the Tortugas Fiesta, New Mexico
Dancing through History and Ethnography: Indian Classical Dance and the Performance of the Past
Interpreting the Historical Record: Using Images of Korean Dance for Understanding the Past
Romani Dance Event in Skopje, Macedonia: Research Strategies, Cultural Identities, and Technologies
Being Traditional: Authentic Selves and Others in Researching Late-Twentieth-Century Northwest English Morris Dancing
Selected Further Reading
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