Dancing Wisdom

Dancing Wisdom : Embodied Knowledge in Haitian Vodou, Cuban Yoruba, and Bahian Candomble

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Landmark interdisciplinary study of religious systems through their dance performancesshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 348 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 22.9mm | 567g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252072073
  • 9780252072079
  • 1,483,364

Review quote

"[Daniel] advances dance anthropology through ambitious meticulous scholarship, acute comparative analyses, riveting ethnographic description and a sensual sense of the dancing body that makes one feel the movement of the muscles and spirit."--Dance Research Journalshow more

Table of contents

Dancing religions of the Afro-Americas; Body knowledge at the crossroads; Days of remembrance; Dances of memory; Praise dance and liturgical orders; Informal learning with Haitian Laws; Informal learning with Bahian Orichas; Formal learning with Cuban Orichas; The dancing body and its social medicineshow more

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