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Marinera

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The marinera is a music and dance genre from coastal Peru, considered to be the national dance of that country. The genre traces its history back to the zamacueca, an immensely popular couple dance featuring European, African and Amerindian...

Ayacucho

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 144,700 (2003) Ayacucho, capital city of the department that shares its name, is situated 300 miles (480 km) southeast of Lima in the Peruvian Andes. Though commercial ties...

Trujillo

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 601,000 (2002) Located some 350 miles (560 km) north of Lima on Peru’s Pacific coast, Trujillo is the country’s third-largest city and capital of the department of La Libertad. Though...

Arequipa

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 734,000 (2002) Arequipa, capital city of the department that shares its name, is the country’s second-largest city and the commercial center of southern Peru. Refounded by the Spanish in 1540...

Peru

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 28,409,897 (2003) Peru occupies a territory twice the size of the US state of Texas. It has vast cultural diversity and many different geographical milieus (a coast, highlands and tropical forest). Since its...