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Places for happiness : community, self, and performance in the Philippines

Author: William Peterson
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores two of the most important performance-based activities in the Philippines: the processions and Passion Plays associated with Easter and the mass-dance phenomenon known as "street dancing".  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Peterson
ISBN: 9780824851637 0824851633
OCLC Number: 917888535
Description: x, 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : 'it's more fun in the Philippines' --
Three Tagalog sinakulo : the repertoire and the scenario --
The body of Christ --
Panata, politics, and the morion of Marinduque --
Dancing natives, dancing nation : from bayan to Bayanihan --
Time and transcendence at Ati-atihan --
Street dance and a bayan-centered framework --
Juana Change : performing the personal and the political.
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In Places for Happiness, Peterson centers on an investigation regarding how local psychological, political, and cultural concepts may contribute to the understanding of Philippine performance culture Read more...

 
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