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Bells of Change : Kathak Dance, Women and Modernity in India
by Pallabi Chakravorty




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This is the first critical study of Kathak dance. Bells of Change traces two centuries of Kathak, from the colonial nautch dance to classical Kathak under nationalism and post-colonialism to transnationalism and globalization. Reorienting dance to focus on the lived experiences of dancers from a wide cross-section of society, the book narrates the history of Kathak from baijis and tawaifs to the global stage.

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This is the first critical study of Kathak dance. Bells of Change traces two centuries of Kathak, from the colonial nautch dance to classical Kathak under nationalism and post-colonialism to transnationalism and globalization. Reorienting dance to focus on the lived experiences of dancers from a wide cross-section of society, the book narrates the history of Kathak from baijis and tawaifs to the global stage.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781905422487
  • ISBN-10: 1905422482
  • Publisher: Seagull Books
  • Publish Date: February 2009
  • Page Count: 240
  • Dimensions: 9.3 x 6 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds


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