Choreographing Difference

Author: Ann Cooper Albright
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
ISBN: 0819569917
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These dancers, Ann Cooper Albright argues, are asking the audience to see the body as a source of cultural identity — a physical presence that moves with and through its gendered, racial, and social meanings.

Engaging Bodies

Author: Ann Cooper Albright
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
ISBN: 0819574120
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Throughout Engaging Bodies movement and ideas lean on one another to produce a critical theory anchored in the material reality of dancing bodies.

Gender Ritual And Social Formation In West Papua

Author: Jan Pouwer
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004253726
Size: 78.92 MB
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This study, based on a lifelong involvement with New Guinea, compares the culture of the Kamoro (18,000 people) with that of their eastern neighbours, the Asmat (40,000), both living on the south coast of West Papua, Indonesia.

Contemporary Portugal

Author: António Costa Pinto
Publisher: East European Monographs
ISBN: 9780880339476
Size: 27.68 MB
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Contemporary Portugal: Politics, Society and Culture is an introduction to the evolution of Portuguese politics, society and culture in the twentieth century.

The Harvard Medical School Guide To Tai Chi

Author: Peter Wayne
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 0834828480
Size: 53.53 MB
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This book includes: • The basic program, illustrated by more than 50 photographs • Practical tips for integrating Tai Chi into everyday activities • An introduction to the traditional principles of Tai Chi • Up-to-date summaries of ...


Author: Pamela M. Lee
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262122603
Size: 44.32 MB
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An examination of the pervasive anxiety about and fixation with time seen in 1960s art.

Warped Space

Author: Anthony Vidler
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262720410
Size: 43.32 MB
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Traces the emergence of a psychological idea of space from Pascal and Freud to the identification of agoraphobia and claustrophobia in the nineteenth century to twentieth-century theories of spatial alienation and estrangement in the ...

The Future Of Flesh A Cultural Survey Of The Body

Author: K. Kitsi-Mitakou
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 023062085X
Size: 79.42 MB
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Encompassing some of the most recent academic research on mainstream issues of body image, weight and representation of the body, this collection addresses the body in areas such as ancient Greek poetry, new media art, comic book culture ...

Outlaw Masters Of Japanese Film

Author: D. Chris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 085771547X
Size: 10.47 MB
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Illustrated with fantastic stills and posters from some of Japan’s finest cult and action films, this is a veritable bible for fans and newcomers alike.