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West African Drumming and Dance in North American Universities: An Ethnomus…



More than twenty universities and twenty other colleges in North America (USA and Canada) offer performance courses on West African ethnic dance drumming. Since its inception in 1964 at both UCLA and Columbia, West African drumming and dance has gradually developed into a vibrant campus subculture in North America. The dances most practiced in the American academy come from the ethnic groups Ewe, Akan, Ga, Dagbamba, Mande, and Wolof, thereby privileging dances mostly from Ghana, Togo, Benin,…



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ISBN 10 : 0804736367
ISBN 13 : 9780804736367

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ISBN 10 : 9780262514057
ISBN 13 : 0262514052

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ISBN 10 : 9780199921744
ISBN 13 : 0199921741

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ISBN 10 : UOM:39015019772550
ISBN 13 :

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