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Pages: 144
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-06 - Publisher: Clovercroft Publishing

The Dedicated Dancer is an historical novel about Annie Taylor, the brave woman who was the first person to conquer Niagara Falls. Protected only by a specially designed barrel, Annie survived when numerous other people had not done so. We all know the end of the story. But what led
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Language: en
Pages: 122
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Indian Classical Dance and the Making of Postcolonial National Identities
Language: en
Pages: 202
Authors: Sitara Thobani
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-27 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Indian Classical Dance in a Transnational Context explores what happens when a national cultural production is reproduced outside the immediate social, political and cultural context of its origin. Whereas previous studies have analysed Indian classical dance only in the context of Indian history and culture, this volume investigates performances of
Dance Pathologies
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: Felicia M. McCarren
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

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Carrying the Word
Language: en
Pages: 628
Authors: Susanna Rostas
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05-18 - Publisher: University Press of Colorado

In Carrying the Word: The Concheros Dance in Mexico City, the first full length study of the Concheros dancers, Susanna Rostas explores the experience of this unique group, whose use of dance links rural religious practices with urban post-modern innovation in distinctive ways even within Mexican culture, which is rife