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The Dancing Goddesses: Folklore, Archaeology, and the Origins of European Dance Hardcover – 19 Mar 2013


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  • Hardcover: 448 pages
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company (19 Mar. 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0393065367
  • ISBN-13: 978-0393065367
  • Product Dimensions: 18.8 x 3.6 x 24.4 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,666,481 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Rich with anecdotes and compelling explanations of the origin of many modern customs (such as throwing rice at a bride), Barber's is an informative and amusing read, often bringing together many diverse sources--traditional stories, illustrations of artifacts, and aspects of popular culture--into an illuminating whole that will serve as a nice introduction for those unfamiliar with the topic, and a valuable reference for scholars of European dance and folklore.

About the Author

Elizabeth Wayland Barber is the author of Women's Work and The Mummies of Urumchi. Professor emerita of archaeology and linguistics at Occidental College, she lives in California.


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