Dance in West Africa
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Ulrike Groß

Dance in West Africa

Analysis and description in relation to aspects of communication theory

2020,  Internationale Hochschulschriften,  Band 673,  176  pages,  paperback,  29,90 €,  ISBN 978-3-8309-3874-3

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The study centres on the subject of Dance in West Africa, namely a dance of the Ewe in Southern Ghana. Although modernity is having an adverse effect on traditional dancing, it is still important in the society and may be viewed as a mirror of culture. The objectives are to describe the dance and embed this form of expression within a theoretical framework. Every movement has a meaning and in this way it is possible to explain a whole story, a person is speaking through dance.

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