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Making Caribbean dance : continuity and creativity in island cultures

Author: Susanna Sloat
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2010.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susanna Sloat
ISBN: 9780813034676 0813034671
OCLC Number: 437299344
Description: xxxii, 393 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Rigidigidim de bamba de : a calypso journey from start to ... / Cynthia Oliver --
Tangled roots : Kalenda and other neo-African dances in the circum-Caribbean / Julian Gerstin --
Rumba encounters : transculturation of Cuban rumba in American and European ballrooms / Juliet McMains --
My experience and experiments in Caribbean dance / Ramiro Guerra --
The Africanness of dance in Cuba / Graciela Chao Carbonero --
Secrets under the skin : they brought the essence of Africa / Jill Flanders Crosby --
Haitian migration and danced identity in eastern Cuba / Grete Viddal --
When Jamaica dances : context and content / Cheryl Ryman --
Dance, divas, queens, and kings : dance and culture in Jamaican dancehall / Sonjah Stanley Niaah --
Ghanaian Gome and Jamaican Kumina : West African influences / Isaac Nii Akrong --
Chimin Kwaze : crossing paths, or Haitian dancemaking in Port-au-Prince / Celia Weiss Bambara --
Dance of the Dominican misterios / Martha Ellen Davis --
How to dance son and the style of a Dominican sonero / Xiomarita Pérez --
The drums are calling my name / Nicolás Dumit Estévez --
Contemporary dance in Puerto Rico, or how to speak of these times / Susan Homar --
Bele and quadrille : African and European dimensions in the traditional dances of Dominica, West Indies / Janet Wason --
Helen, heaven and I : in search of a dialogue / Tania Isaac --
Dance in Barbados : reclaiming, preserving, and creating national identities / Susan Harewood and John Hunte --
Big drum dance of Carriacou/ Annette C. Macdonald --
Tradition reaffirming itself in new forms : an overview of Trinidad and Tobago folk dances / Hazel Franco --
A narrative on the framework of the presence, change, and continuity of Indian dance in Trinidad / Ravindra Nath "Raviji" Maharaj.
Responsibility: edited by Susanna Sloat.

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