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Tango : Art History of Love (05 Edition)
Tango : Art History of Love (05 Edition)
by Robert Farris Thomson
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Chapter 1 1. TANGO IN HOLLYWOOD I hear the echo of those tangos of Arolas and Greco danced upon the sidewalk, an instant distilled that remains without before, or hereafter, an anti-oblivion, having the taste of everything lost, and everything regained. &... (read more)

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Salsa and Its Transnational Moves
Salsa and Its Transnational Moves
by Sheenagh Pietrobruno
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In this ethnographic study of Salsa dance practices among the Latino population in the Canadian city of Montreal, Pietrobruno (English, Fatih U., Turkey) explores how Salsa dance is used to assert cultural identity and transgress hegemonic structures.... (read more)

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The Fashionable Dancer's Casket or the Ball-Room Instructor - A New and Splendid Work on Dancing, Etiquette, Deportment and the Toilet
The Fashionable Dancer's Casket or the Ball-Room Instructor - A New and Splendid Work on Dancing, Etiquette, Deportment and the Toilet
by Charles Durang
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A famous nineteenth century guide to Civil War dance that includes illustrations and step-by-step instructions. Contents Include: The Toilet The Ball Room Quadrille Le Pantalon-L'Ete La Poule Trenise-La Pastorale Finale Coulon's Double Quadrille Plain... (read more)

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Save the Last Dance for Me: A Love Story of the Shag and the Society of Stranders
Save the Last Dance for Me: A Love Story of the Shag and the Society of Stranders
by Phil Sawyer
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The story of a unique dance and its beach... (read more)

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Tap Dancing America: A Cultural History
Tap Dancing America: A Cultural History
by Constance Valis Hill
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Here is the vibrant, colorful, high-stepping story of tap -- the first comprehensive, fully documented history of a uniquely American art form, exploring all aspects of the intricate musical and social exchange that evolved from Afro-Irish percussive... (read more)

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The Oxford Handbook of Dance and the Popular Screen (Oxford Handbooks)
The Oxford Handbook of Dance and the Popular Screen (Oxford Handbooks)
by Melissa Blanco (edt) Borelli
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The Oxford Handbook of Dance and the Popular Screen sets the agenda for the study of dance in popular moving images - films, television shows, commercials, music videos, and YouTube - and offers new ways to understand the multi-layered meanings of the... (read more)

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Rock 'n' Roll Dances of the 1950s (American Dance Floor)
Rock 'n' Roll Dances of the 1950s (American Dance Floor)
by Lisa Jo Sagolla
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Rock 'n' Roll Dances of the 1950S≪/i> provides a fresh, highly animated lens through which to observe and understand the cultural climate of 1950s America, examining, not only the steps and aesthetic qualities of rock 'n' roll dances, but also their... (read more)

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National Rhythms, African Roots: The Deep History of Latin American Popular Dance
National Rhythms, African Roots: The Deep History of Latin American Popular Dance
by John Charles Chasteen
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John Charles Chasteen is professor of history at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.... (read more)

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Tapworks : Tap Dictionary and Reference Manual ((Rev)02 Edition)
Tapworks : Tap Dictionary and Reference Manual ((Rev)02 Edition)
by Beverly Fletcher
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“Beverly Fletcher is surely one of the most knowledgeable authorities in tap dance and its history today.”  —Bob Rizzo... (read more)

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Transforming Your Community Through Dance: 13 Steps to a Great Dance Team
Transforming Your Community Through Dance: 13 Steps to a Great Dance Team
by Adrian Flores
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Flores suggests a unique approach for helping people find purpose in life andto have a thriving social life--by learning ballroom dancing.... (read more)

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Dancing Till Dawn: A Century of Exhibition Ballroom Dance
Dancing Till Dawn: A Century of Exhibition Ballroom Dance
by Julie Malnig
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One of the images Americans hold most dear is that of the drum-beating, fire-eating Yankee Doodle Dandy rebel, overpowering his British adversaries through sheer grit and determination. The myth of the classless, independence-minded farmer or hard... (read more)

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The Fosse Style
The Fosse Style
by Debra Mcwaters
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McWaters' precise and thorough analysis of Bob Fosse's accomplishments as a choreographer have an authentic feel, mostly because she has acted as choreographer on a number of Fosse productions on Broadway, and has conducted workshops on this dancing... (read more)

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Disco Dance (American Dance Floor)
Disco Dance (American Dance Floor)
by Lori Ortiz
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Disco is a dance and musical style that still influences these art forms today. Many think that disco "died" completely after the 1970s drew to a close, but in actuality people continued dancing in the clubs after the very word "disco" became an anathema.... (read more)

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Frankie Manning: Ambassador of Lindy Hop
Frankie Manning: Ambassador of Lindy Hop
by Frankie Manning
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In the early days of swing dancing, Frankie Manning stood out for his moves and his innovative routines; he created the "air step" in the Lindy hop, a dance that took the U.S. and then the world by storm. In this fascinating autobiography, the... (read more)

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The Fashionable Dancer's Casket or the Ball-Room Instructor - A New and Splendid Work on Dancing, Etiquette, Deportment and the Toilet
The Fashionable Dancer's Casket or the Ball-Room Instructor - A New and Splendid Work on Dancing, Etiquette, Deportment and the Toilet
by Charles Durang
Publisher Comments
A famous nineteenth century guide to Civil War dance that includes illustrations and step-by-step instructions. Contents Include: The Toilet The Ball Room Quadrille Le Pantalon-L'Ete La Poule Trenise-La Pastorale Finale Coulon's Double Quadrille Plain... (read more)

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Swing Dancing (11 Edition)
Swing Dancing (11 Edition)
by Tamara Stevens
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From its unlikely origins in the African slave trade, one of the saddest chapters of American history, swing dance emerged as a celebration of the soul. Swing is now recognized around the globe as a joyous partnered dance, uniquely Afro-American in... (read more)

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Dance Ethnography and Global Perspectives: Identity, Embodiment and Culture
Dance Ethnography and Global Perspectives: Identity, Embodiment and Culture
by Linda E. (edt) Dankworth
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Dance Ethnography and Global Perspectives presents the work of dance scholars whose professional fieldwork spans several continents and includes studies of the dance and movement systems of varied global communities. It offers a selection of dance... (read more)

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Choreographic Dwellings: Practising Place (New World Choreographies)
Choreographic Dwellings: Practising Place (New World Choreographies)
by Gretchen (edt) Schiller
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Choreographic Dwellings: Practising Place extends the notion of the choreographic by highlighting the experiential condition of contemporary performance projects which enact place as action. It describes the kinaesthetic as a topological... (read more)

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Hip Hop on Film: Performance Culture, Urban Space, and Genre Transformation in the 1980s
Hip Hop on Film: Performance Culture, Urban Space, and Genre Transformation in the 1980s
by Kimberly Monteyne
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Early hip hop film musicals have either been expunged from cinema history or excoriated in brief passages by critics and other writers. Hip Hop on Film reclaims and reexamines productions such as Breakin' (1984), Beat Street (1984), and Krush Groove... (read more)

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Salsa and Its Transnational Moves
Salsa and Its Transnational Moves
by Sheenagh Pietrobruno
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Salsa and Its Transnational Moves presents a brilliant critical analysis of salsa dancing in a major North American city. Drawing from a vast number of disciplines, author Sheenagh Pietrobruno focuses on the tension between the status of dance as a... (read more)

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