The Dancing Goddesses

The Dancing Goddesses

Folklore, Archaeology, and the Origins of European Dance

Book - 2013 | 1st ed.
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An ethnographic and archaeological exploration of ancient traditions and folklore pertaining to "dancing goddesses" traces their roots in early Roman, Greek, and European cultures to reveal the origins of modern customs.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780393065367
0393065367
Branch Call Number: 398.2094 BARBER
Characteristics: xiii, 429 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.

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marsyas
Nov 29, 2016

This is more of an exploration of Eastern European mythology and folklore than dance (though that is certainly present). The author works her way backwards rather than forwards which I found quite intriguing.

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