Jiving At The Crossroads New Edition

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Author: John Waters
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446486877
Size: 50.98 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 192

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Jiving At The Crossroads New Edition

by John Waters, Jiving At The Crossroads New Edition Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Jiving At The Crossroads New Edition books, In 1991, Ireland was in the midst of a devastating recession; thousands of young Irish men and women had emigrated over the previous decade, and divisive social and moral debates on abortion and divorce had rocked Irish society. The great pillars of society - politics and religion - were beginning to crumble, a process that continued in subsequent years as both institutions were hit by scandal. A questioning of the values on which Ireland had been built had begun, with an apparently unbridgeable divide opening between "traditionalists" and "modernizers". At the start of the decade, the modernizers appeared to have won, with the election as President of the iconic Mary Robinson. Irish Times columnist John Waters captured the zeitgeist of the time with the hugely successful Jiving at the Crossroads, which sold over 50,000 copies. A defining book of the era, its success was partly due to its remarkable blending of social/cultural commentary with personal memoir. At the emotional core of the book was the relationship between John and his father, and the story of Ireland was intricately woven into this powerful narrative. It was the first in a long line of books to question the very notion of modern Irish identity, and to examine the deep-rooted tensions at the heart of the Irish psyche. Twenty years later, much has changed in Ireland, and yet Jiving at the Crossroads remains a deeply resonant book, particularly in the light of the remarkable rise and precipitous fall of the Celtic Tiger, and the fresh questioning of how we got where we are now. This twentieth anniversary reissue of a landmark book, with a new Afterword, will be welcomed by those who remember it, and will be a fascinating insight for a new generation of Irish people.



Dancing At The Crossroads

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Author: Helena Wulff
Publisher: Berghahn Books
ISBN: 9781845455903
Size: 24.49 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Art
Languages : en
Pages : 184

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Dancing At The Crossroads

by Helena Wulff, Dancing At The Crossroads Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Dancing At The Crossroads books, Dancing at the crossroads used to be young people's opportunity to meet and enjoy themselves on mild summer evenings in the countryside in Ireland until this practice was banned by law, the Public Dance Halls Act in 1935. Now a key metaphor in Irish cultural and political life, "dancing at the crossroads" also crystallizes the argument of this book: Irish dance, from Riverdance (the commercial show) and competitive dancing to dance theatre, conveys that Ireland is to be found in a crossroads situation with a firm base in a distinctly Irish tradition which is also becoming a prominent part of European modernity.



Mla International Bibliography Of Books And Articles On The Modern Languages And Literatures

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Author: Modern Language Association of America
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Size: 20.20 MB
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Category : Languages, Modern
Languages : en
Pages :

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Mla International Bibliography Of Books And Articles On The Modern Languages And Literatures

by Modern Language Association of America, Mla International Bibliography Of Books And Articles On The Modern Languages And Literatures Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Mla International Bibliography Of Books And Articles On The Modern Languages And Literatures books, Vols. for 1969- include ACTFL annual bibliography of books and articles on pedagogy in foreign languages 1969-



Ireland

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Author: Margaret Greenwood
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ISBN: 9781858284002
Size: 20.97 MB
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Category : Travel
Languages : en
Pages : 693

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by Margaret Greenwood, Ireland Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Ireland books, Describes points of interest, looks at the history and culture of Ireland, and recommends hotels, restaurants, and entertainment



First World

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Category : African American periodicals
Languages : en
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The Encyclopedia Of Popular Music Grenfell Joyce Koller Hans

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Author: Colin Larkin
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Size: 56.77 MB
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Category : Popular music
Languages : en
Pages :

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The Encyclopedia Of Popular Music Grenfell Joyce Koller Hans

by Colin Larkin, The Encyclopedia Of Popular Music Grenfell Joyce Koller Hans Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Encyclopedia Of Popular Music Grenfell Joyce Koller Hans books, Containing 27,000 entries and over 6,000 new entries, the online edition of the Encyclopedia of Popular Music includes 50% more material than the Third Edition. Featuring a broad musical scope covering popular music of all genres and periods from 1900 to the present day, including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music, the Encyclopedia also offers thousands of additional entries covering popular music genres, trends, styles, record labels, venues, and music festivals. Key dates, biographies, and further reading are provided for artists covered, along with complete discographies that include record labels, release dates, and a 5-star album rating system.



The Gramophone

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Size: 52.72 MB
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Category : Audio equipment industry
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