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The 1880s: Molding Manly Men and Disappearing Women

Debra A. Shattuck

in Bloomer Girls: Women Baseball Pioneers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040375
eISBN:
9780252098796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040375.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

During the 1880s the narrative of female players became distorted as professional players and boosters like John Montgomery Ward and Sporting Life editor, Francis C. Richter, sought to discredit and ... More


Woman Unbound?: Body and Gender in Japanese Taiko

Shawn Bender

in Taiko Boom: Japanese Drumming in Place and Motion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272415
eISBN:
9780520951433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272415.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the experiences of women who play taiko in Japan. Although taiko has become a new vehicle of self-expression for women, the masculine standards of strength and power ... More


(Dis)Locating Drumming: Taiko Training, Embodiment, and the Aesthetics of Race and Place

Shawn Bender

in Taiko Boom: Japanese Drumming in Place and Motion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272415
eISBN:
9780520951433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272415.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses how centrally discourses of the body and embodiment figure in the instruction and localization of contemporary taiko. Taiko drummers insist that “authentic” performance of ... More


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