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

by

Write The First Customer Review

Landmark interdisciplinary study of religious systems through their dance performances; Concentrating on the Caribbean Basin and the coastal area of northeast South America, Yvonne Daniel considers three African-derived religious systems that rely heavily on dance behavior--Haitian Vodou, Cuban Yoruba, and Bahamian Candomble. Combining her background in dance and anthropology to parallel the participant/scholar dichotomy inherent to dancing's embodied knowledge, Daniel examines these misunderstood and oppressed performative ...

Dancing Wisdom: Embodied Knowledge in Haitian Vodou, Cuban Yoruba, and Bahian Candomble 2005, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252072079

Trade paperback

Select
Dancing Wisdom: Embodied Knowledge in Haitian Vodou, Cuban Yoruba, and Bahian Candomble 2005, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252029660

Hardcover

Select