Caribbean and Atlantic Diaspora Dance

Caribbean and Atlantic Diaspora Dance

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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. 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. She reviews sacred dance and closely documents combat dances, such as Martinican ladja, Trinidadian kalinda, and Cuban juego de manAs. In drawing on scores of performers and consultants from the region as well as on her own professional dance experience and acumen, Daniel adeptly places Caribbean dance in the context of cultural and economic globalization, connecting local practices to transnational and global processes and emphasizing the important role of dance in critical regional tourism. Throughout, Daniel reveals impromptu and long-lasting Diaspora communities of participating dancers and musicians.Origen di balia di tambAo na Korsou. CuraAsao: KristA³f, 1983. Kaeppler, Adrienne. a€œ Polynesian Dance as a#39;Airplane Art.a#39;a€ Dance Research Journal 8 (1973): 71a€“85.a€” a€”a€”. a€œThe Structure of Tongan Dance.a€ PhD diss., University of Hawaii, 1967.

Title:Caribbean and Atlantic Diaspora Dance
Author: Yvonne Daniel
Publisher:University of Illinois Press - 2011-11-11

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