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Dancing Bahia : Essays on Afro-Brazilian Dance, Education, Memory, and Race - (Paperback)

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Dancing Bahia is an edited collection that draws together the work of leading scholars, artists, and dance activists from Brazil, Canada, and the United States to examine the particular ways in which dance has responded to socio-political notions of race and community, resisting stereotypes, and redefining African Diaspora and Afro-Brazilian traditions.

Using the Brazilian city of Salvador da Bahia as its focal point, this volume brings to the fore questions of citizenship, human rights, and community building. The essays within are informed by both theory and practice, as well as black activism that inspires and grounds the research, teaching, and creative output of dance professionals from, or deeply connected to, Bahia.

Number of Pages: 228
Genre: Social Science, Education
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Author: Lucia M. Suarez & Amu00e9lia Conrado & Yvonne Daniel
Language: English
Street Date: September 15, 2018
TCIN: 53906292
UPC: 9781783208807
Item Number (DPCI): 248-09-7511
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