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Conclusion

Embodied Communities in the Nation State

This account of Javanese court dance has raised a number of questions about what the anthropology of dance can contribute to the theorization of culture, society and the body as it moves into the city and the global village. An anthropology of dance is distinctive for including a cultural account of embodied movement elicited primarily, though not exclusively, through local and emergent categories used against backgrounds of nationalism and postcolonialism. It has an important part to play in explaining how bodies and performance are understood and conceptualized culturally, and in reminding ourselves that modernity is not uniform.

ConclusionEmbodied Communities in the Nation StateThis account of Javanese court dance has raised a number of questions about what the anthropology of dance can contribute to the theorization of culture, society and the body as it moves into the c
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