Jonathan S. Marion's Ballroom: Culture and Costume in Competitive Dance (Dress, PDF

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By Jonathan S. Marion

aggressive ballroom is far greater than a method of dance. really, it's a always evolving and more and more international social and cultural area: of favor, functionality, paintings, activity, gender and extra.

Ballroom explores the intersection of dance cultures, gown and the physique. proposing the author's reviews at a world diversity of dance occasions in Europe, the united states and united kingdom, in addition to that includes the perspectives of person dancers, the e-book exhibits how dancing affects brain and physique alike. for college kids of anthropology, dance, cultural and function reports, Ballroom provides an ethnographic photograph of the way dancers and others reside their lives either off and on the dance floor.

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