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Choreogeography
By Hugh Thurston

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Choreogeography

BACKGROUND

Information: Hugh Thurston said in an issue of Viltis magazine: "Folk-dancers often label their dances with the names of countries, but such can be misleading."

Definition: The study of dance by its geographical distribution.

Read Hugh's lengthy Viltis magazine article (May to August 1967) below for a lot of information about Choreogeography.


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Choreogeography Hugh Thurston

Choreogeography Hugh Thurston

Choreogeography Hugh Thurston

Choreogeography Hugh Thurston

Choreogeography Hugh Thurston

Choreogeography Hugh Thurston

Choreogeography Hugh Thurston

Choreogeography Hugh Thurston

Choreogeography Hugh Thurston

Choreogeography Hugh Thurston

Choreogeography Hugh Thurston


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