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Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy

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In Dancing in the Streets Ehrenreich uncovers the origins of communal celebration in human biology and culture. She discovers that the same elements come up in every human culture throughout history: a love of masking, carnival, music-making and dance. Although sixteenth-century Europeans began to view mass festivities as foreign and 'savage', Ehrenreich shows that they were indigenous to the West, from the ancient Greek's worship of Dionysus to the medieval practices of Christianity as a 'danced religion'. Exhilarating in ...

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Dancing In The Streets: A History Of Collective Joy
2008, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781847080080

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Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy
2007, Holt McDougal, New York

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Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy
2007, Metropolitan Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805057232

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2007, Blackstone Audiobooks, Ashland, Or

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Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy
2007, Blackstone Audiobooks

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Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy
2007, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781862079540

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2007, Blackstone Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9780786172030

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