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Tango: The Dance, the Song, the Story

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Born in the slums of Buenos Aires in the last decades of the 19th century, the tango has remained spectacularly alive for over 100 years and today is the focus of a new cult. What is the secret of the tango's appeal? Historian Simon Collier traces the tango's roots in Argentina and charts its rise from the brothels of Buenos Aires to become the quintessential expressions of Argentine popular culture. 250 illus. 75 in color.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 204-205) and index. Includes discography (p. 199-200).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500279793
With:
Martin, Richard
With:
Martin, Richard
Author:
Collier, Simon
Author:
COOPER, ARTEMIS
Author:
Martin, Richard
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Dance - Reference
Subject:
Pictorial works
Subject:
Musical Instruments - General
Subject:
Dance - Ballroom
Subject:
Tango (dance)
Subject:
Tango
Subject:
Tango (Dance) -- History.
Subject:
Tango (Dance) -- Argentina -- History.
Edition Number:
1st pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Pbk
Series Volume:
no. 17A
Publication Date:
19970931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
12.08x8.96x.62 in. 2.45 lbs.

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Dance » General
Arts and Entertainment » Dance » Miscellaneous Other Dance Forms
Arts and Entertainment » Dance » Reference
Arts and Entertainment » Dance » World and Ethnic
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Instruments » General

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