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When the Drummers Were Women

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Publisher Comments:

In this long-awaited, lavishly illustrated book, drummer Layne Redmond presents an empowering narrative history of the sacred drum in the ancient Goddess civilization, using her extensive collection of images gathered during more than five years of research and travel in the Mideast and Europe. 80 photos & drawings.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-210) and index. Discography: p. 211.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780609801284
Subtitle:
A Spiritual History of Rhythm
Author:
Redmond, Layne
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
History
Subject:
Women and religion
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Percussion
Subject:
Goddess religion
Subject:
Rhythm
Subject:
Drum
Subject:
Frame drums.
Subject:
Women drummers
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Women -- Religious life -- History.
Subject:
Rhythm - Religious aspects - History
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
430-004
Publication Date:
19970527
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
150 BandW PHOTOGRAPHS AND LINE DRAWINGS
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9.17 x 7.51 x .67 in 1 lb

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Sociology » General
Humanities » Mythology » Womens
Religion » Comparative Religion » General

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