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The Dance That Makes You VanishCultural Reconstruction in Post-Genocide Indonesia$
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Rachmi Diyah Larasati

Print publication date: 1969

Print ISBN-13: 9780816679935

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816679935.001.0001

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Historicizing Violence

Historicizing Violence

Memory and the Transmission of the Aesthetic

(p.61) 3. Historicizing Violence
The Dance That Makes You Vanish

Rachmi Diyah Larasati

University of Minnesota Press

Chapter three examines strategic transmission of “folk” dance technique within villages and family compounds as a coded distribution of alternate historical narratives. Entering the context of national display or global arts organizations like Smithsonian and UNESCO, such forms become commodified, yet potentially function to sublimate otherwise suppressed political perspectives.

Keywords:   Citizenship, Cultural resistance, Women’s Movements, Cold War, Domino theory, Amnesia, Imperialism, Policy, Genocide, Politics

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