The practice of applied puppetry: antecedents and tropes

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During the Spanish Civil War villagers watched puppets in a republican propaganda
puppet show. In Ahmedabad, Indian ch2ildren perform with puppets and pacify patients in an Asylum. In rural India puppets performed a population control show with information on contraception and sterilisation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)531-536
Number of pages6
JournalResearch in Drama Education
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 7 Dec 2015


  • puppetry
  • applied theatre
  • ethics


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