World Dance Cultures: From Ritual to Spectacle (2020)

World Dance Cultures From Ritual to Spectacle From healing fertility and religious rituals through theatrical entertainment to death ceremonies and ancestor worship World Dance Cultures introduces an extraordinary variety of dance forms pract
  • Title: World Dance Cultures: From Ritual to Spectacle
  • Author: Patricia Leigh Beaman
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 191
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • World Dance Cultures: From Ritual to Spectacle
    From healing, fertility and religious rituals, through theatrical entertainment, to death ceremonies and ancestor worship, World Dance Cultures introduces an extraordinary variety of dance forms practiced around the world This highly illustrated textbook draws on wide ranging historical documentation and first hand accounts, taking in India, Bali, Java, Cambodia, China, JFrom healing, fertility and religious rituals, through theatrical entertainment, to death ceremonies and ancestor worship, World Dance Cultures introduces an extraordinary variety of dance forms practiced around the world This highly illustrated textbook draws on wide ranging historical documentation and first hand accounts, taking in India, Bali, Java, Cambodia, China, Japan, Hawai i, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Africa, Turkey, Spain, Native America, South America, and the Caribbean Each chapter covers a certain region s distinctive dances, pinpoints key issues and trends from the form s development to its modern iteration, and offers a wealth of study features including Case Studies zooming in on key details of a dance form s cultural, historical, and religious contexts Explorations first hand descriptions of dances, from scholars, anthropologists and practitioners Think About provocations to encourage critical analysis of dance forms and the ways in which they re understood Discussion Questions starting points for group work, classroom seminars or individual study Further Study Tips listing essential books, essays and video material Offering a comprehensive overview of each dance form covered with over 100 full color photos, World Dance Cultures is an essential introductory resource for students and instructors alike.
    • [EPUB] ✓ World Dance Cultures: From Ritual to Spectacle | by å Patricia Leigh Beaman
      191 Patricia Leigh Beaman
    • thumbnail Title: [EPUB] ✓ World Dance Cultures: From Ritual to Spectacle | by å Patricia Leigh Beaman
      Posted by:Patricia Leigh Beaman
      Published :2020-02-13T13:44:27+00:00

    One Reply to “World Dance Cultures: From Ritual to Spectacle”

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *