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Summary Keeping Together in Time Dance and Drill in Human History

Summary Keeping Together in Time Dance and Drill in Human History Free download ñ Keeping Together in Time Dance and Drill in Human History From the records of distant and ancient peoples to the latest findings of the life sciences he discovers evidence that rhythmic movement has played a profound role in creating and sustaining human communities The behavior of chimpanzees festival village dances the close order drill of early modern Europe the ecstatic dance trances of shamans and dervishes the goose stepping Nazi formations the morning exercises of factory workers in Japan all these and many figure in the bold picture McNeill draws A sense of community is the key and shared movement wheth. McNeill s thesis is sensible if somewhat obvious at times I really appreciated how he made ualified hedged claims about the seeming evolutionary value of various kinds of coordinated movements war dances celebrations momentsrituals of religious ecstasy Yes certainly these rituals and movements seal community bonds make groups effective at certain tasks but McNeill sketches examples that are wide and diverse That diversity and range of examples was impressive especially in the chapter on religious ceremony Worth a look even if you end up skimming parts of the very long final chapter on warpolitics

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Keeping Together in Time Dance and Drill in Human History

Summary Keeping Together in Time Dance and Drill in Human History Free download ñ Keeping Together in Time Dance and Drill in Human History Could something as simple and seemingly natural as falling into step have marked us for evolutionary success In Keeping Together in Time one of the most widely read and respected historians in America pursues the possibility that coordinated rhythmic movement and the shared feelings it evokes has been a powerful force in holding human groups togetherAs he has done for historical phenomena as diverse as warfare plague and the pursuit of power William H McNeill brings a dazzling breadth and depth of knowledge to his study of dance and drill in human history. This book is based on a fascinating premise that when a group of people perform a set of physical actions together and in time with each other it builds social cohesion Thus dance military drill and group calisthenics have been and continue to be ways in which to forge a group consciousness and just as important reduce the importance of individual identitySo far so good In fact I d reflected on the similarities between dance and drill back when I was a teenager much to the discomfort of my air cadet NCO The author provides an exhaustive and exhausting compendium of historical information to show how arguably this has always been the case The key to the book s problems lie in the word arguably because ultimately the author is attempting to prove an unprovable thesis and to show unshowable connections C

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Summary Keeping Together in Time Dance and Drill in Human History Free download ñ Keeping Together in Time Dance and Drill in Human History Er dance or military drill is its mainspring McNeill focuses on the visceral and emotional sensations such movement arouses particularly the euphoric fellow feeling he calls muscular bonding These sensations he suggests endow groups with a capacity for cooperation which in turn improves their chance of survivalA tour de force of imagination and scholarship Keeping Together in Time reveals the muscular rhythmic dimension of human solidarity Its lessons will serve us well as we contemplate the future of the human community and of our various local communiti. This is a very interesting book It wasn t what I was expecting a book on the connections between dance and warfare but is instead a book on how both dance and military drill as well as other rhythmic mass activities have shaped human cultures and ideas of community

  • Paperback
  • 216
  • Keeping Together in Time Dance and Drill in Human History
  • William H. McNeill
  • English
  • 12 September 2019
  • 9780674502307