Dancing the New World: Aztecs, Spaniards, and the Choreography of Conquest

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Author name: 
Paul Scolieri
Affiliation: 
Alumni
School: 
Columbia College
Class Year: 
1995
Genre: 
Non-fiction
Subject: 
History
Subject: 
Research & Studies

Analyzing the extensive accounts of Aztec dance practices in colonial-era European chronicles, histories, letters, and travel books, this volume reveals the surprising and crucial role that dance played in the European conquest and colonization of the Americas.
Winner, Oscar G. Brockett Book Prize in Dance Research, 2014
Honorable Mention, Sally Banes Publication Prize, American Society for Theatre Research, 2014
de la Torre Bueno® Special Citation, Society of Dance, 2013

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