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Appreciating Dance: A Guide to the World's Liveliest Art


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Written for the dance novice, this reference is a concise history of all forms of dance. Detailing the development of dance from its earliest beginnings, this guide covers the intersection of dance and religion, social dance, ballet, modern dance, tap, jazz, film and theatrical dance, and contemporary dance. This fourth edition has been thoroughly revised and includes a chapter on dance in the new millennium, along with lists of the social dances of Europe and America, basic ballet terminology, Hollywood movie-musicals, dance organizations, suggested readings, and filmographies. Brief biographies of notable dancers and choreographers who have contributed to each form of dance are also included.

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Harriet Lihs is a professional dancer who has performed with the Radio City Ballet Company and the Brooklyn Ballet. She is an associate professor of dance at Lamar University. She lives in Beaumont, Texas.

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Lihs, Harriet
Princeton Book Company
Dance - Reference
Dance - History
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Fourth Edition, Fourth edition
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9.10x7.20x.70 in. .90 lbs.

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