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De la danse

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This edition published in by Imprimé par Bodoni in A Parme.

Written in French / français

52 pages

This manual describes a colonial view of the history of dance in the West Indies, focusing on the dance of Creoles. Moreau de Saint-Méry (1750-1819), discusses the effects of slavery and the African roots for such dances as the chica and notes that contredanses and minuets were also performed.

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De la danse

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Work Description

This manual describes a colonial view of the history of dance in the West Indies, focusing on the dance of Creoles. Moreau de Saint-Méry (1750-1819), discusses the effects of slavery and the African roots for such dances as the chica and notes that contredanses and minuets were also performed.

De la danse

This edition published in by Imprimé par Bodoni in A Parme.


Edition Description

This manual describes a colonial view of the history of dance in the West Indies, focusing on the dance of Creoles. Moreau de Saint-Méry (1750-1819), discusses the effects of slavery and the African roots for such dances as the chica and notes that contredanses and minuets were also performed.

Edition Notes

Extracted from the author's Notions coloniales, first published 1789. Cf. P. [3], 1st group.

This manual describes a colonial view of the history of dance in the West Indies, focusing on the dance of Creoles. Moreau de Saint-Méry discusses the effects of slavery and the African roots for such dances as the chica and notes that contredanses and minuets were also performed.

Bissainthe and Library of Congress report illustrations.

Includes large sections on Saint-Domingue.

Signatures: [pi] 1-5 6² ²6.

Sabin 50569.

Cioranescu, A. 18 s., 47253.

Bissainthe, M. Dict. de bib. haïtienne, 7022.

Beaumont, C.W. Bib. of dancing, 129.

John Carter Brown Library copy does not have any illustrations.

John Carter Brown Library copy purchased from the Louisa D. Sharpe Metcalf Fund.

Classifications

Library of Congress
GV1595 .M8

The Physical Object

Pagination
4 p.l., 52 p.
Number of pages
52

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL6961817M
Internet Archive
deladanse00more
LC Control Number
05035047

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