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Author Stanley Niaah, Sonjah, 1970-
Title Dancehall : from slave ship to ghetto / Sonjah Stanley Niaah.
Imprint Ottawa [Ont.] : University of Ottawa Press, ©2010 (Saint-Lazare, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, 2010)

Author Stanley Niaah, Sonjah, 1970-
Series African and diasporic studies
African and diasporic studies.
Subject Dancehall (Music) -- Social aspects -- Jamaica -- Kingston.
Dancehall (Music) -- Jamaica -- Kingston.
Popular culture -- Jamaica -- Kingston.
Inner cities -- Jamaica -- Kingston.
Kingston (Jamaica) -- Social conditions.
Description 1 online resource (238 pages : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Out of many ... one dancehall -- Introducing performance geography -- Performing geography in Kingston's dancehall spaces -- Ritual space, celebratory space -- Geographies of embodiment -- dance, status, style -- Performing boundarylessness -- A common transnational space.
Summary Taking Jamaican dancehall music as its prime example, this title reveals a complex web of cultural practices, politics, rituals, philosophies, and survival strategies that link Caribbean, African and African diasporic performance.
Note English.
ISBN 9780776619057 (electronic bk.)
0776619055 (electronic bk.)
9780776619040 (e-book)
9780776630410 (bound)
9780776607368 (pbk.)
OCLC # 759157157
Additional Format Print version: 9780776630410

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