This concluding chapter illustrates how English Country Dance thrives in New York (and the United States) today, while comparatively languishing in London (and the United Kingdom). It notes the increasing differences on both sides of the Atlantic, because while an Anglo-American folk dance tradition emerged on both sides of the pond, it did so with national inflections. In addition, the chapter looks at the problem of whiteness (and its contrary, the absence of other racial groups) in the country dance community as it is implicated in the history of liberalism in the twentieth-century United States. Finally, the chapter considers the future of English Country Dance, hinting at the possibility of a third folk revival.
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