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

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Written for the dance novice, this book is a concise, thorough, and accurate history of all forms of dance. It gives a brief biography of many of the notable dancers and choreographers who have contributed to each form of dance, and provides, in a nutshell, the information needed to expand the enjoyment of performance. It also details the history of dance from its earliest beginnings and covers the intersection of dance and religion, social dance, ballet, modern dance, tap, jazz, film dance, and contemporary dance.

About the Author

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780871272492
Subtitle:
A Guide to the World's Liveliest Art
Author:
Lihs, Harriet R.
Publisher:
Princeton Book Company
Location:
614 ROUTE 130
Subject:
History
Subject:
Dance
Subject:
Dance - History
Subject:
Dance - Reference
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Third edition
Series Volume:
107-133
Publication Date:
April 2002
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
132
Dimensions:
9.44x7.42x.39 in. .70 lbs.

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