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Women, Dance and Revolution : Performance and Protest in the Southern Mediterranean (Hardcover) (Rose

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The countries of the southern and eastern Mediterranean— Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Palestine, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria—have undergone major turmoil in recent years, with civil war, occupation and uprising. Women, Dance and Revolution offers a highly original perspective on the political and cultural tensions through the experiences of contemporary dance practitioners from the region. It shows how these women—all established performers, choreographers and teachers—have responded to the changes brought about by the troubles. Through dance they engage in public protest and performance, endure violence and repression, and reveal new meanings of identity, gender and body politics. Their journeys of dance illuminate how, despite moments of disillusionment, objection and betrayal, being a woman and being a dancer can still mean many things and influence society in many ways in the Arab World.
Number of Pages: 180.0
Genre: Social Science, History
Sub-Genre: Middle East / General, Gender Studies
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Tauris Academic Studies
Author: Rose Martin
Language: English
Street Date: March 30, 2016
TCIN: 50089871
UPC: 9781784532482
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-0207

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