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Index
Afro-Cubanness, 26, 39–41
Along Came Polly (film), 2
Americanness: Hollywood
and, 51; latinidad and,
xix–xx, 10, 51–52, 65,
89; vs. Mexicanness, 11,
46; in salsa clubs, 18–19
Aparicio, Frances, 5, 8
arms, movement style of,
103–5
authenticity: blackness
and, 39; of casino, 38–
40, 42; citizenship and,
14; of clave, 6; desire
for, 50–51, 89; L.A. salsa
and, 24, 34, 37, 50, 89;
Latina/o bodies and, 59–
61; latinidad and, 8, 24,
40; of mambo, 24–25,
33–34, 36, 42; outside
Caribbean, 37–38; from
Palladium, 25, 28–29,
33, 36, 60–61; in salsa
wars, 8, 24, 37–38
baile popular, xii–xiv, 6. See
also specific dances
Behar, Ruth, xviii
belonging: choreography
of, xv–xvi, xix–xx;
hierarchies of, 94–95,
115, 128; L.A. salsa clubs
and, xvi, xix, 45, 51–52,
62–63, 84–85, 94–95,
128; on men’s terms,
120–21; migration
and, 45, 48; sequined
corporeality and, xi
blackness, 27–34;
Cubanness and, 38;
erasure of, 23, 30, 32,
148; fear of, 33; L.A. salsa
and, 38, 39, 40; latinidad
and, 14, 41; mambo and,
33–34, 35, 39; movement
style and, 30–32, 53;
rumba and, 28
bolero, xii, 61
border crossing, 126–27
Border Patrol (video game),
127
Burns, Lucy, 156n13
Bush, George W., 13
Butler, Judith, 99, 100
casino. See Cuban casino
Central American salsa, 4
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