Dancing in the Streets

Dancing in the Streets

From the bestselling social commentator and cultural historian, a fascinating exploration of one of humanity's oldest traditions: the celebration of communal joy

In the acclaimed Blood Rites, Barbara Ehrenreich delved into the origins of our species' attraction to war. Here, she explores the opposite impulse, one that has been so effectively suppressed that we lack even a term for it: the desire for collective joy, historically expressed in ecstatic revels of feasting,… (more)

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Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (December 26, 2007)

Collection: Metropolitan Books

Language: English


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