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Dancing with the Virgin : Body and Faith in the Fiesta of Tortugas, New Mexico

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ISBN13:

9780520227910

ISBN10:
0520227913
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/1/2000
Publisher(s):
Univ of California Pr

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This is the edition with a publication date of 12/1/2000.
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  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.

Summary

An ethnography of the annual Fiesta of Tortugas, New Mexico, integrating cultural analysis of dance and movement, anthropology of experience, and feminist theory in a very interesting and rare combination.

Author Biography

Deidre Sklar is Assistant Professor of Dance at the University of California, Irvine.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
vii
Acknowledgments ix
First Steps 1(4)
Travels
5(24)
From the Capilla to the Casa del Pueblo
29(21)
Dancing with the Virgin
50(27)
Choreography of the Kitchen
77(17)
Pilgrimage
94(24)
Granddaughter of Mama Luz
118(14)
El Ensayo Real
132(23)
The Twelfth of December
155(21)
The Movement Does Not Stop
176(21)
Notes 197(18)
References 215(12)
Index 227


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