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Author Gonzalez, Anita, author

Title Afro-Mexico : dancing between myth and reality / Anita González ; photographs by George O. Jackson and José Manuel Pellicer ; foreword by Ben Vinson III
Edition First edition
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (x, 163 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Framing African Performance in Mexico -- Masked Dances: Devils and Beasts of the Costa Chica -- Archetypes of Race: Performance Responses to Afro-Mexican Presence -- Becoming National: Chilena, Artesa, and Jarocho as Folkloric Dances
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-160) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Blacks -- Mexico.
Dance -- Mexico -- African influences.
National characteristics, Mexican.
Mexico -- Civilization -- African influences.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010015368
ISBN 0292784775 (electronic bk.)
9780292784772 (electronic bk.)