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Dancing JewishJewish Identity in American Modern and Postmodern Dance

Dancing Jewish: Jewish Identity in American Modern and Postmodern Dance

Rebecca Rossen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199791767
eISBN:
9780199375851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791767.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

While Jews are commonly referred to as the “people of the book,” American Jewish choreographers have consistently turned to dance as a means to articulate personal and collective identities; tangle ... More

Drumming Asian AmericaTaiko, Performance, and Cultural Politics

Drumming Asian America: Taiko, Performance, and Cultural Politics

Angela K. Ahlgren

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199374014
eISBN:
9780199374052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199374014.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

With its dynamic choreographies and booming drumbeats, taiko has gained worldwide popularity since its emergence in 1950s Japan. Harnessed by Japanese Americans in the late 1960s, taiko’s sonic ... More

Embodying MexicoTourism, Nationalism & Performance

Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

The book reveals how the Dance of the Old Men and Night of the Dead of Lake Pátzcuaro act as icons of Mexico and Mexicanness. Covering a ninety-year period from the postrevolutionary era of the 1920s ... More

French MovesThe Cultural Politics of le hip hop

French Moves: The Cultural Politics of le hip hop

Felicia McCarren

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199939954
eISBN:
9780199347353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939954.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

For more than two decades, le hip hop has shown France’s “other” face: danced by minorities associated with immigration and the suburbs, it has channeled rage against racism and unequal opportunity ... More

Kinesthetic CityDance and Movement in Chinese Urban Spaces

Kinesthetic City: Dance and Movement in Chinese Urban Spaces

SanSan Kwan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199921515
eISBN:
9780199980390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921515.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Kinesthetic City takes as its premise the idea that moving bodies, place, history, and identity are mutually productive. Analyzing both everyday movement and contemporary concert dance ... More

Modern MovesDancing Race during the Ragtime and Jazz Eras

Modern Moves: Dancing Race during the Ragtime and Jazz Eras

Danielle Robinson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199779215
eISBN:
9780199379866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199779215.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book examines the movement of American social dances between black and white cultural groups and immigrant and migrant communities during the early twentieth century. It is structured by five ... More

Moving OtherwiseDance, Violence, and Memory in Buenos Aires

Moving Otherwise: Dance, Violence, and Memory in Buenos Aires

Victoria Fortuna

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190627010
eISBN:
9780190627058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627010.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Moving Otherwise examines how contemporary dance practices in Buenos Aires, Argentina, enacted politics within climates of political and economic violence from the mid-1960s to the mid-2010s. From ... More

Playable BodiesDance Games and Intimate Media

Playable Bodies: Dance Games and Intimate Media

Kiri Miller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190257835
eISBN:
9780190257880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190257835.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Playable Bodies investigates what happens when machines teach humans to dance. Dance videogames work as engines of humor, shame, trust, and intimacy, urging players to dance like nobody’s ... More

She is CubaA Genealogy of the Mulata Body

She is Cuba: A Genealogy of the Mulata Body

Melissa Blanco Borelli

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199968169
eISBN:
9780190274757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968169.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

She is Cuba: A Genealogy of the Mulata Body traces the history of the Cuban mulata and her association with hips, sensuality and popular dance. It examines how the mulata choreographs her racialised ... More

Sonidos NegrosOn the Blackness of Flamenco

Sonidos Negros: On the Blackness of Flamenco

K. Meira Goldberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190466916
eISBN:
9780190466954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190466916.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

How is the politics of Blackness figured in the flamenco dancing body? What does flamenco dance tell us about the construction of race in the Atlantic world? Sonidos Negros traces how, between ... More

Spinning Mambo into SalsaCaribbean Dance in Global Commerce

Spinning Mambo into Salsa: Caribbean Dance in Global Commerce

Juliet McMains

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199324637
eISBN:
9780190246068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324637.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

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 ... More

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