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Rhythmic Activities and Dance -with CD (2ND 06 Edition)
Rhythmic Activities and Dance -with CD (2ND 06 Edition)
by John Price Bennett
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Rhythmic Activities and Dance, Second Edition, is a collection of some of the most popular recreational dance forms, geared for teachers of K-12 students and for recreation directors and leaders who want to teach easy rhythms and dances for fun and... (read more)

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Ballet and Modern Dance : a Concise History (2ND 92 Edition)
Ballet and Modern Dance : a Concise History (2ND 92 Edition)
by Jack Anderson
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Meets the needs of both students and inquisitive dancegoers through a narrative focused on the development of Western theatrical dance--specifically ballet and modern dance--since the Renaissance, incorporating the most recent scholarship. The text is... (read more)

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Thinking Body : a Study of the Balancing Forces of Dynamic Man (68 Edition)
Thinking Body : a Study of the Balancing Forces of Dynamic Man (68 Edition)
by Mabel E. Todd
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"Provides a basic foundation for the thoughtful student."  —Juana De Laban, Journal of Aesthetics and Art... (read more)

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Dance Imagery for Technique and Performance (96 - Old Edition)
Dance Imagery for Technique and Performance (96 - Old Edition)
by Eric Franklin
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Whether used alone or as a companion to Dynamic Alignment Through Imagery, which establishes a foundation for the techniques described here, this unique guide shows you how to combine technical expertise with imagery skills to enrich your expressive... (read more)

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Ballroom, Boogie, Shimmy Sham, Shake (08 Edition)
Ballroom, Boogie, Shimmy Sham, Shake (08 Edition)
by Julie Malnig
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andldquo;Malnig makes a significant contribution to the field of dance studies with this impressive, long-overdue investigation into the rich world of vernacular dance traditions. . . . Highly recommended.andrdquo... (read more)

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Meaning in Motion : New Cultural Studies of Dance (97 Edition)
Meaning in Motion : New Cultural Studies of Dance (97 Edition)
by Jane C. (ed.) Desmond
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Jane C. Desmond is Associate Professor of American Studies and Womenandrsquo;s Studies at the University of Iowa.... (read more)

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Story of Irish Dance (01 Edition)
Story of Irish Dance (01 Edition)
by Brennan
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From early accounts of dance customs in medieval Ireland to the present, Helen Brennan offers an authoritative look at the evolution of Irish dance. Every type of dance from social to traditional to clergy is included. Brennan takes care to explain the... (read more)

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Dance: a Creative Art Experience
Dance: a Creative Art Experience
by Margaret H'doubler
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"H'Doubler's book is the work of a scientist of dance, and so well does she present her plea for universal dance training that she certainly deserves the full attention and respect of both parent and teacher."—Walter... (read more)

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Dynamic Alignment Through Imagery (2ND 12 Edition)
Dynamic Alignment Through Imagery (2ND 12 Edition)
by Eric N. Franklin
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Dynamic Alignment Through Imagery, Second Edition, expands on the classic text and reference written by Eric Franklin, an internationally renowned teacher, dancer, and choreographer who has been sharing his imagery techniques for 25 years. In this new... (read more)

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From the Ballroom To Hell : Grace and Folly in Nineteenth Century Dance (91 Edition)
From the Ballroom To Hell : Grace and Folly in Nineteenth Century Dance (91 Edition)
by Elizabeth Aldrich
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During the 1800s, dance and etiquette manuals provided ordinary men and women with the keys to becoming gentlemen and ladies--and thus advancing in society. Why dance? To the insecure and status-oriented upper middle class, the ballroom embodied the... (read more)

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Samba: Resistance in Motion (Arts & Politics of the Everyday)
Samba: Resistance in Motion (Arts & Politics of the Everyday)
by Barbara Browning
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Barbara Browning combines a lyrical, personal narrative with incisive theoretical accounts of Brazilian dance cultures. While she brings ethnographic, historiographic, and musicological scholarship to bear on her subject, Browning writes as a dancer... (read more)

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Laban for Actors and Dancers : Putting Laban's Movement Theory Into Practice, a Step-by-step Guide (93 Edition)
Laban for Actors and Dancers : Putting Laban's Movement Theory Into Practice, a Step-by-step Guide (93 Edition)
by Jean Newlove
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This handbook, complete with graded exercises, is for teachers and students of both drama and dance, who want to use the Laban system of movement. Although almost every professional actor and dancer in North America and Europe is familiar with the work... (read more)

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A Sense of Dance: Exploring Your Movement Potential
A Sense of Dance: Exploring Your Movement Potential
by Constance Schrader
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A Sense of Dance: Exploring Your Movement Potential, Second Edition, is written for true beginners--students who are exploring the art form for the first time and are not likely to describe themselves as dancers. Through this text, students discover that... (read more)

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Dance Teaching Methods and Curriculum Design : Comprehensive K-12 Dance Education (03 Edition)
Dance Teaching Methods and Curriculum Design : Comprehensive K-12 Dance Education (03 Edition)
by Gayle Kassing
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- Explains, with sample unit plans, how to teach the basics of 10 popular dance forms for K-12 settings- Explains how to apply educational theories to dance - Presents dance education in context of the national standards for dance- Helps readers build... (read more)

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Moving and Learning Across Curriculum (2ND 07 Edition)
Moving and Learning Across Curriculum (2ND 07 Edition)
by Rae Pica
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Moving and Learnings greatest strength is the obvious variety of activities. The concept of buying a book that offers 315 activities and games is very appealingThis book offers an abundance of activities that involve all of the childs senses and urge... (read more)

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Paper Tangos - PB (Public Planet Books)
Paper Tangos - PB (Public Planet Books)
by Julie Taylor
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The author’s experiences dancing the Tango in Argentina, and the relation of the violence of the dance to violences of the state and in the author’s past.... (read more)

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Dancing From Past To Present (07 Edition)
Dancing From Past To Present (07 Edition)
by Buckland
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"An inspiring collection of case studies in a series of impressive, long-term ethnographic inquiries. Dancing from Past to Present brings historiography of dance into colourful and exciting new landscapes, adding new territories to our knowledge."—... (read more)

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Erick Hawkins Modern Dance Technique (00 Edition)
Erick Hawkins Modern Dance Technique (00 Edition)
by Renata Celichowska
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Offers a detailed explanation of a system of dance training developed by American modern dance artist Erick Hawkins, covering its history and its basic philosophy based on a belief in the integration of body, mind, and soul. Hawkins' collaborator and... (read more)

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Jazz Dance Class : Beginning Thru Advanced (92 Edition)
Jazz Dance Class : Beginning Thru Advanced (92 Edition)
by Gus Giordano
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An illustrated guide and reference to the principles of jazz dance for professionals and amateurs at every level, by master teacher Gus Giordano, artistic director of Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR... (read more)

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Appreciating Dance (4TH 09 Edition)
Appreciating Dance (4TH 09 Edition)
by Harriet R. Lihs
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Considine and Pete Runyon had once been friends, back in the days when both were cowhands. But when Runyon married the woman Considine loved, the two parted ways. Runyon settled down and became a sheriff. Considine took up robbing banks. Now Considine is... (read more)

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