Dance

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All That Is Solid Melts Into Air: The Experience of Modernity
Berman, Marshall
Book
1982
Berman examines the clash of classes, histories, and clutures in the modern world, and ponders our prospects for coming to terms with the relationship between a liberating social and philosophical ide...
Brazil: Changing Lives Through the Power of Dance
Osava, Mario
Article
2009
Founded in 1991 and directed by Dora Andrade, EDISCA is a non-governmental organisation that caters exclusively to children and adolescents from poor neighbourhoods.
Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy
Ehrenreich, Barbara
Book
2006
An account of the toll that depression has taken on European and North American health since the 18th century.
Toyi-toyi: Connexipedia Article
Article
A dance that became famous for its use in political protests in the apartheid-era South Africa.

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Canadian Encyclopedia
The full text of The Canadian Encyclopedia and its related resources has been made available online by the Historica Foundation as a public service since 1999. Since its publication in book form in 1985, The Canadian Encyclopedia ...
Global Music Archive
The Global Music Archive is a multi-media reference archive and resource centre for traditional and popular song, music and dance of Africa and the Americas. It is a public facility that promotes education in African and American ...
Open Music Archive
The Open Music Archive is situated within the current discourse surrounding notions of authorship, ownership and distribution, reanimated by a porting of Free/Libre and Open Source software models to wider creative contexts. The O...

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Musicophilia
Tales of Music and the Brain
Sacks, Oliver
2007
Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition. In Musicophilia, he examines the power of music through the individaul experiences of patients, musi...
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The Human Significance of the Skin
Montagu, Ashley
1972
An analysis of the skin regarded as a sense organ rather than as a simple bodily covering.