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Asian Dance introduces readers to the rich variety of dance traditions of India, Thailand, Java, Bali, China, and Japan. From the profound impact Hindu deities had on dance in India and later in Southeast Asia thousands of years ago to the 20th-century development of Butoh in Japan, dance has been a means for people to express themselves religiously, culturally, and socially in celebration. In learning about the varied Asian dances across the world's largest continent, readers will discover how the art form is an essential way for Asians to express themselves and their history.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781604134780
Author:
Descutner, Janet
Publisher:
Chelsea House Publications
Author:
Janet W. Descutner Consulting Editor Eli
Subject:
Dance -- Asia.
Subject:
Dance - Folk
Subject:
Performing Arts - Dance
Subject:
Children s-Dance
Edition Description:
Chelsea House Hardcover
Series:
World of Dance
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
8.80x5.50x1.10 in. 1.30 lbs.
Age Level:
14-17

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"Synopsis" by , Asian Dance introduces readers to the rich variety of dance traditions of India, Thailand, Java, Bali, China, and Japan. From the profound impact Hindu deities had on dance in India and later in Southeast Asia thousands of years ago to the 20th-century development of Butoh in Japan, dance has been a means for people to express themselves religiously, culturally, and socially in celebration. In learning about the varied Asian dances across the world's largest continent, readers will discover how the art form is an essential way for Asians to express themselves and their history.
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