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Caribbean and Atlantic Diaspora Dance: Igniting Citizenship

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" In Caribbean and Atlantic Diaspora Dance: Igniting Citizenship, Yvonne Daniel provides a sweeping cultural and historical examination of diaspora dance genres. In discussing relationships among African, Caribbean, and other diasporic dances, Daniel investigates social dances brought to the islands by Europeans and Africans, including quadrilles and drum-dances as well as popular dances that followed, such as Carnival parading, Pan-Caribbean danzas, rumba, merengue, mambo, reggae, and zouk. Daniel reviews sacred dance and closely documents combat dances, such as Martinican ladja, Trinidadian kalinda, and Cuban juego de ma

About the Author

Yvonne Daniel is a professor emerita of dance and Afro-American studies at Smith College and the author of Dancing Wisdom: Embodied Knowledge in Haitian Vodou, Cuban Yoruba, and Bahian Candomble.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780252093579
Subtitle:
Igniting Citizenship
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Author:
Daniel, Yvonne
Subject:
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Publication Date:
20111101
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
296

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Arts and Entertainment » Dance » General
Arts and Entertainment » Dance » World and Ethnic
History and Social Science » Anthropology » Cultural Anthropology
History and Social Science » World History » Caribbean

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