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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,…


Pub Date : 2017-09 | Author : Henry Spiller | Publisher : Music and Performing Arts of A

ISBN 10 : 0824875222
ISBN 13 : 9780824875220

Fragrant tropical flowers, opulent batik fabrics, magnificent bronze gamelan orchestras, and, of course, aromatic coffee. Such are the exotic images of Java, Indonesia's most dense..

Managing Wine Quality

Pub Date : 2010-09-30 | Author : A. Reynolds | Publisher : Woodhead Pub Limited

ISBN 10 : 1782421440
ISBN 13 : 9781782421443

Many aspects of both grape production and winemaking influence wine sensory properties and stability. Progress in research helps to elucidate the scientific basis of quality variat..

Appetite For Self Destruction

Pub Date : 2009-01-06 | Author : Steve Knopper | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781416594550
ISBN 13 : 1416594558

For the first time, Appetite for Self-Destruction recounts the epic story of the precipitous rise and fall of the recording industry over the past three decades, when the incredibl..

Revolution In Eastern Europe

Pub Date : 1991-04-29 | Author : Peter Cipkowski | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105001667877
ISBN 13 :

Analyzes the fall of communism in Eastern Europe, country by country, during 1989 and 1990. Includes photographs, time lines, maps, and cartoons...

Crossroads Of Continents

Pub Date : 1988 | Author : William Wyvill Fitzhugh | Publisher : Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015019772550
ISBN 13 :

Series of papers by various scholars under the headings: Peoples of Siberia and Alaska; Strangers arrive; Crosscurrents of time; Thematic views; New lives for ancient peoples. Illu..

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