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By Elizabeth A. Hanley

Asian Dance introduces readers to the wealthy number of dance traditions of India, Thailand, Java, Bali, China, and Japan. From the profound impression Hindu deities had on dance in India and later in Southeast Asia millions of years in the past to the 20th-century improvement of Butoh in Japan, dance has been a way for individuals to precise themselves religiously, culturally, and socially in occasion. In studying concerning the different Asian dances around the world's greatest continent, readers will realize how the artwork shape is a necessary method for Asians to specific themselves and their history.

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