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Choreographies of 21st Century Wars

Gay Morris and Jens Richard Giersdorf


This book addresses the interface between choreography and war in this century. The book challenges concepts of choreography as solely a structuring mechanism and an aesthetics of politics that is exclusively resistant. Instead, in the context of 21st-century war, it calls for a rethinking of choreography that incorporates the disorder and dispersion of power away from nation-states, which is central to this century. The book is composed of an introduction and sixteen chapters which work across a number of disciplines through field notes, case studies, participant observations, and photographs ... More

Keywords: choreography, war, politics, dance, disorder, nation-state, power, citizens, global, local

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780190201661
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201661.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gay Morris, editor

Jens Richard Giersdorf, editor
Marymount Manhattan College

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