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Dance Jamaica

cultural definition and artistic discovery : the National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica, 1962-1983

by Rex M. Nettleford

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Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRex Nettleford ; foreword by Edward Kamau Brathwaite and photographs by Maria LaYacona.
    ContributionsLaYacona, Maria.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1786.N26 N39 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination317 p. :
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2869349M
    ISBN 100394543165
    LC Control Number84048415

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