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Author Foley, Catherine E.

Title Step dancing in ireland : culture and history / Catherine E. Foley
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 264 pages) : illustrations, maps, portrait, music
Series Ashgate popular and folk music series
Ashgate popular and folk music series.
Contents 1. An ethnochoreologist in 'The Kingdom' of Kerry -- 2. The professional European dancing masters -- 3. Colonialism and the itinerant dancing masters of North Kerry -- 4. Step dancing as embodied and expressive cultural knowledge -- 5. Nationalism and the invention of Irish dancing -- 6. Step dancing, modernity and change in North Kerry -- 7. Globalization and Siamsa Tire, the national folk theatre of Ireland -- 8. Conclusion : the dynamicity of step dance
Notes "First published 2013 by Ashgate Publishing"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Dance -- Social aspects -- Ireland
Folk dancing, Irish -- History
Step dancing -- Ireland -- History
Dance -- Social aspects.
Folk dancing, Irish.
Manners and customs.
Step dancing.
Ireland -- Social life and customs.
Ireland.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
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