Carrying the Word: The Concheros Dance in Mexico City by Susanna Rostas

By Susanna Rostas

In Carrying the note: The Concheros Dance in Mexico City, the 1st complete size examine of the Concheros dancers, Susanna Rostas explores the adventure of this designated staff, whose use of dance hyperlinks rural non secular practices with city post-modern innovation in designated methods even inside Mexican tradition, that is rife with ritual dances.

The Concheros mix Catholic and indigenous traditions of their performances, yet usually are not ruled through a predetermined set of ideals; particularly they're sure jointly via lengthy status interpersonal connections framed via the self-discipline in their culture. The Concheros happen their spirituality by way of the dance. Rostas lines how they build their id and ideology, either person and communal, by way of its potential. The booklet bargains new insights into the adventure of dancing as a Conchero whereas additionally exploring their heritage, association and practices.

Carrying the Word offers a brand new method for audiences to appreciate the Conchero's dance culture, and may be of curiosity to scholars and students of up to date Mesoamerica. these learning id, faith, and culture will locate this social-anthropological paintings really enlightening.

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