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Caribbean and Atlantic diaspora dance : igniting citizenship

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Daniel,Yvonne (Author)
Format:
Book, Whole
Publication Date:
2011
URL:
http://www.worldcat.org/isbn/9780252036538
Published:
Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press
ISBN:
9780252036538
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Music and dance, African influences, diaspora, Social aspects, Anthropological aspects, European influences, Tanz
Notes:
266 p, Provides a sweeping cultural and historical examination of diaspora dance genres. In discussing relationships among African, Caribbean, and other diasporic dances, 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.