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Spinning Mambo into Salsa

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Spinning Mambo into Salsa: Caribbean Dance in Global Commerce

By Juliet McMains

This book chronicles histories of salsa dance in the United States, starting from its incarnation as mambo in the late 1940s, through the creation of salsa as a musical genre in the 1970s, into the formation of a global salsa dance industry in the 1990s and 2000s. Equally informative for those interested in the dance’s changing aesthetics ... Read more


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