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.
- Vaneigem, De l’inhumanité de la religion, 2000
- Maugham, Alps of Arabia, 1873
- Southworth, Four Thousand Miles of African Travel, 1875
- James, Some Problems of Philosophy, 1921
- Gendlin, “Crossing and Dipping,” 1995
ballet de cour chapter 1 Chapter 3 colonialism Concert of Europe Congress of Vienna court society dancing in the colonies Descartes diplomacy diplomatic practice Edgar Degas Embodiment factory labor First World War Futurism gymnastics Herder Islam louis xiv machines madness and modernity marching mass rallies mechanical society militarism modern dance Muslim practices Olympic games Phenomenology prayer rationalism Renaissance dance Rokumeikan self-determination sexual encounters social movements South Seas sports thinking toy soldiers transgression travelers Turnen Turnvater Jahn