Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 December 2019

296 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190265311

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Dancing the World Smaller

Staging Globalism in Mid-Century America

Rebekah J. Kowal

Oxford Studies in Dance Theory

  • Offers a new account of mid-century globalism looking through the lens of dance practices and performances
  • Uncovers a hidden history of globalism in American dance history and illuminates the seminal role dance globalists played in its development
  • Provides a cultural history of mid-century New York City looking through the lens of international dance performances.
  • Investigates the role of international dance in the formation of American dance modernism

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