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BALLROOM

B. Eicherjonathan S. Joanne

Oprawa:
TWARDA

Wydawca:
Bloomsbury Publishing (UK)

ISBN:
9781845207991

580,13 PLN
Wysyłamy w 35 dni

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Joanne B. Eicher is Regents Professor Emerita at the University of Minnesota. Joanne is EditorinChief Encyclopedia of Dress and Fashion (Bloomsbury and OUP): Series Editor Dress Body Culture (Bloomsbury): Author Editor CoEditor The Visible Self (Fairchild): Dress and Gender (Berg): Dress and Ethnicity (Berg): Beads and Beadmakers (Berg): Mother Daughter Sister Bride (National Geographic): a wide variety of published articles in professional journals and chapters in books.Jonathan S. Marion is Assistant Professor at the Department of Anthropology at the University of Arkansas Fayetteville USA and President of the Society for Visual Anthropology (SVA).Also available in hardback 9781845207991 55.00 (May 2008)Jonathan S. Marion is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Arkansas President of the Society for Visual Anthropology (SVA) and author of Ballroom: Culture and Costume in Competitive Dance (2008) and Visual Research: A Concise Introduction to Thinking Visually (2013 w/Jerome Crowder).Competitive ballroom is much more than a style of dance. Rather it is a continually evolving and increasingly global social and cultural arena: of fashion performance art sport gender and more. Ballroom explores the intersection of dance cultures dress and the body. Presenting the authors experiences at an international range of dance events in Europe the US and UK as well as featuring the views of individual dancers the book shows how dancing influences mind and body alike. For students of anthropology dance cultural and performance studies Ballroom provides an ethnographic picture of how dancers and others live their lives both on and off the dance floor.Acknowledgements Photographing BallroomHow the Book Came AboutThe EthicsThe Photography The ImagesPhotographing Ballroom Ballroom Dancing: An IntroductionHistory and CultureGenresDancersCostuming Competitions RhythmSmoothLatin StandardBallroom Dance and GlamourAppendix 1 Image Captions ReferencesBallroom is a deeply layered and compelling account of competitive ballroom dance combining Jonathan Marions insightful roles as ethnographer photographer and accomplished ballroom dancer. The book should be read by everyone curious about the fundamental nature of dance in human society no matter what their particular dance passion may be. Anyone interested in the world of competitive ballroom dance will find Ballroom an invaluable resource.Anya Peterson Royce Indiana UniversityWith the ethnographic authority of a ballroom dancer Jonathan Marion takes us to the world of competitions in this exciting dancesport. Ballroom is an absorbing book. It reveals how this dance form indexes broader issues of performance and costume as well as gender transnationality and the visual.Helena Wulff Stockholm UniversityA welcome addition to a growing body of literature about competitive and social dance forms ... not only contributes to our understanding of ballroom dance but also furthers and suggests the continuin

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