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Author Schauert, Paul W., author.

Title Staging Ghana : artistry and nationalism in state dance ensembles / Paul Schauert.

Publication Info. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2015]


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Description 1 online resource.
Series Ethnomusicology multimedia
Ethnomusicology multimedia.
Contents Introduction: managing nationalism, crossing crocodiles, and staging ethnography -- Beyond ethnicity, beyond Ghana : staging and embodying African personality -- Dancing essences : sensational staging and the cosmopolitan politics of authentication -- Soldiers of culture : discipline, artistry, and alternative education -- Speak to the wind : staging the state and performing indirection -- "We are the originals" : a tale of two troupes and the birth of contemporary dance in Ghana -- Politics of personality : creativity, competition, and self-expression within a unitary matrix -- Conclusion: managing self, state, and nation.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Subject Folk dancing -- Ghana.
Ghana Dance Ensemble.
Dance companies -- Ghana.
Nationalism and the arts -- Ghana.
Ghana -- Cultural policy.
Ghana Dance Ensemble. (OCoLC)fst00742844
Cultural policy. (OCoLC)fst00885007
Dance companies. (OCoLC)fst00887496
Folk dancing. (OCoLC)fst00928643
Nationalism and the arts. (OCoLC)fst01745801
Ghana. (OCoLC)fst01208741
GAMES / Reference.
GAMES / Travel Games.
PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / General.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Schauert, Paul W., author. Staging Ghana 9780253017321 (DLC) 2015016736 (OCoLC)896601186
ISBN 9780253017499 (electronic bk.)
0253017491 (electronic bk.)
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