to the webpages of my book on international relations as performance. The man in leotards above is Louis XIV. Presidents and prime ministers don’t wear leotards anymore, but they are still performing. This is what the book is about. There is not a lot of actual text to read yet, but I’m adding primary sources almost every day. Click on the tags below to read more.
- Tristan Tzara, “Dada Manifesto,” 1918
- Olinde Rodrigues, “The Artist, the Scientist and the Industrialist,” 1825
- Ozma of Oz
- Edward Ellis, The Steam Man of the Praries, 1865
anthropologists ballet de court Cambodian twist Cartesian metaphysics chapter 1 Chapter 3 colonialism Concert of Europe Congress of Vienna dancing in the colonies Descartes Edgar Degas Embodiment factory labor first encounters First World War Futurism gymnastics hornpipe Islam louis xiv machines madness and modernity marching mass rallies mechanical society militarism mind-body modern dance Muslim practices Olympic games Phenomenology prayer Republican diplomacy Rokumeikan self-determination sexual encounters Sheets-Johnstone social movements South Seas sports toy soldiers travelers Turnen Turnvater Jahn