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Dancing History

Sarah Morelli

in A Guru's Journey: Pandit Chitresh Das and Indian Classical Dance in Diaspora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042867
eISBN:
9780252051722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042867.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

Utilizing vignettes from the autobiographical production, Sadhana, this chapter examines diverse influences informing the history of kathak, the sociohistorical context in which Pandit Chitresh Das ... More


A Turning Point: The 1998 Winter Paralympics in Nagano

Dennis J. Frost

in More Than Medals: A History of the Paralympics and Disability Sports in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753084
eISBN:
9781501753107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753084.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter highlights key differences between Tokyo and Nagano which explain why the 1998 Games came to be seen as a turning point and fostered the “normalization” of disability sports in Japan. It ... More


Ethnogenesis, Surprise, and Collective Identity Formation

Charles Price

in Becoming Rasta: Origins of Rastafari Identity in Jamaica

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767467
eISBN:
9780814768464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767467.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter focuses on watershed moments in the evolution of the Rastafari in order to provide sociohistorical context, to illustrate instances of disruption in their ethnogenesis, as well as to ... More


Introduction: “Half of Humanity Has Something to Say, Also”

Laurel Parsons and Brenda Ravenscroft

in Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Secular & Sacred Music to 1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190237028
eISBN:
9780190237059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190237028.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This volume, the second to be published in a four-volume series, examines compositions by eight composers from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The introductory chapter outlines the organization ... More


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