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Ballroom

Culture and Costume in Competitive Dance

Marion, Jonathan S.

(Book - 2008)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Ballroom
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McMillan Palgrave

Competitive ballroom is much more than a style of dance. Rather, it is a continually evolving and increasingly global social and cultural arena of fashion, performance, art, sport, gender, and more.

Ballroom explores the intersection of dance cultures, dress, and the body.
the book presents the author's experiences at a range of international dance events in Europe, the US and UK, as well as featuring the views of individual dancers. Ballroom shows how dancing influences mind and body alike. For students of anthropology, dance, cultural, and performance studies, this book provides an ethnographic picture of how dancers and others live their lives both on and off the dance floor.


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Competitive ballroom is much more than a style of dance. Rather, it is a continually evolving and increasingly global social and cultural arena of fashion, performance, art, sport, gender, and more.

Ballroom explores the intersection of dance cultures, dress, and the body.
the book presents the author's experiences at a range of international dance events in Europe, the US and UK, as well as featuring the views of individual dancers. Ballroom shows how dancing influences mind and body alike. For students of anthropology, dance, cultural, and performance studies, this book provides an ethnographic picture of how dancers and others live their lives both on and off the dance floor.    


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Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2008
Edition: English ed
ISBN: 1845208005
9781845208004
1845207998
9781845207991
Characteristics: x, 210 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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