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Author Rostas, Susanna.
Title Carrying the word [electronic resource] : the Concheros dance in Mexico City / Susanna Rostas.
Published Boulder, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, c2009.
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 Electronic Book  GV1628.M49 R67 2009eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xix, 303 p.) : ill., map.
Series Mesoamerican worlds
Mesoamerican worlds.
Contents Incongruous beginnings -- The experiential context. The Concheros ; The obligations: framing the context -- The experiential nexus: forming the self. Agency and the dance: ritualization and the performative ; Conchero speak: carrying the word ; Clothing matters ; Why dance? -- Power concerns: performing the self. Alliances and identity politics ; Oral tradition, myth, and history ; The Mexica and Mexicanidad.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Folk dancing -- Mexico -- Mexico City.
Religious dance -- Mexico -- Mexico City.
Related To Print version: Rostas, Susanna. Carrying the word. Boulder, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, c2009. 9780870819605 0870819607 9780870819674 0870819674 (DLC) 2009023099
ISBN 1607320045 (electronic bk.)
9781607320043 (electronic bk.)
9780870819605 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0870819607 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780870819674 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0870819674 (pbk. : alk. paper)