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Dancing : Updated (2ND 98 Edition)
Dancing : Updated (2ND 98 Edition)
by Ellen Jacob
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Heralded as a classic when first published in 1982, Dancing is a virtual encyclopedia of every aspect of dance, including ballet, modern, tap, and jazz. It cuts through the mystique of the dance world with practical, specific advice for serious dancers... (read more)

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Jookin': The Rise of Social Dance Fornations in African-American Culture
Jookin': The Rise of Social Dance Fornations in African-American Culture
by Kartina Hazzard-gordon
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Katrina Hazzard-Gordon offers the first analysis of the development of the jook—an underground cultural institution created by the black working class—together with other dance arenas in African-American culture. Beginning with the effects of... (read more)

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History of Dance: an Interactive Arts Approach (07 Edition)
History of Dance: an Interactive Arts Approach (07 Edition)
by Gayle Kassing
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History of Dance: An Interactive Arts Approach provides an in-depth look at dance from the dawn of time through the 20th century. Using an investigative approach, this book presents the who, what, when, where, why, and how of dance history in relation to... (read more)

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Dancer Prepares : Modern Dance for Beginners (5TH 05 Edition)
Dancer Prepares : Modern Dance for Beginners (5TH 05 Edition)
by James W. Penrod
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Designed for beginning and intermediate courses, this accessible, easy-to-read text provides students with concrete, practical information on both the technical and creative aspects of modern dance. It also covers the basics of anatomy, including posture... (read more)

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Social Dance : From Dance a While (2ND 03 Edition)
Social Dance : From Dance a While (2ND 03 Edition)
by Jane A. Harris
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Social Dance from Dance a While, Second Edition teaches the skills and techniques for most popular social dances in a comprehensive, affordable book. The book introduces beginning and intermediate dancers to the exciting world of social dance and... (read more)

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Masters of Movement (04 Edition)
Masters of Movement (04 Edition)
by Rose Eichenbaum
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Where does the impulse to create originate? How does one cope with the highs and lows of the artist's life? What is the choreographer's responsibility to the dancers, the audience, the self? These are just a few of the probing questions that Rose... (read more)

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Modern Dance Terminology (97 Edition)
Modern Dance Terminology (97 Edition)
by Paul Love
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Modern dance concepts, terms, principles, and movements are defined in the words of the great founders of modern dance.... (read more)

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Bob Fosse's Broadway (96 Edition)
Bob Fosse's Broadway (96 Edition)
by Mary Beddow
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This show by show analysis of one of Broadway's preeminent American choreographers, the angular and jazzy Bob Fosse, is delivered by Fosse compatriot, dancer, and road choreographer Margery Beddow. With an introduction by Roy Scheider, and filled with... (read more)

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Dance Anecdotes: Stories from the Worlds of Ballet, Broadway, the Ballroom, and Modern Dance
Dance Anecdotes: Stories from the Worlds of Ballet, Broadway, the Ballroom, and Modern Dance
by Mindy Aloff
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Mindy Aloff, a leading dance critic who has written for The Nation, The New Republic, and The New Yorker, has brought together here a marvelous book of stories by and about dancers--entertaining and informative anecdotes that capture the boundless... (read more)

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Belly Dancing for Fitness: The Ultimate Dance Workout That Unleashes Your Creative Spirit
Belly Dancing for Fitness: The Ultimate Dance Workout That Unleashes Your Creative Spirit
by Tamalyn Dallal
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200 step by step photos, as well as a 16 page colour section of traditional dress and accessories.... (read more)

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Gestures of Genius: Women, Dance, and the Body
Gestures of Genius: Women, Dance, and the Body
by Rachel Vigier
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Gestures of Genius is for all women seeking understanding of the history in their own bodies. This is an engaging, uplifting and accessible book about recapturing freedom of movement. Rachel Vigier, dance and social theorist, begins with a brief overview... (read more)

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Dancing Desires: Choreographing Sexualities on and Off Stage (Studies in Dance History)
Dancing Desires: Choreographing Sexualities on and Off Stage (Studies in Dance History)
by Jane C Desmond
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What happens to the writing of dance history when issues of sexuality and sexual identity are made central? What happens to queer theory, and to other theoretical constructs of gender and sexuality, when a dancing body takes center stage? Dancing Desires... (read more)

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Dancing
Dancing
by Gerald Jonas
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The first illustrated, international survey of dancing covers all aspects of dance--not only the major theatrical traditions, but also dance as a form of social, cultural, and religious expression. 275 illustrations, 125 in full color. Index.... (read more)

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Jose Limon: Unfinished Memoir (01 Edition)
Jose Limon: Unfinished Memoir (01 Edition)
by Limon
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A captivating illustrated autobiography of the early years of a major American choreographer.... (read more)

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Choreographies of African Identities : Negritude, Dance, and the National Ballet of Senegal (06 Edition)
Choreographies of African Identities : Negritude, Dance, and the National Ballet of Senegal (06 Edition)
by Francesca Castaldi
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"Castaldi was the first to publish an in-depth study of dance in Dakar, and hers is a very valuable contribution to a much neglected yet growing field. . . . I would highly recommend it to any reader concerned with the significance of performance in... (read more)

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Expressive Movement (02 Edition)
Expressive Movement (02 Edition)
by Pierce
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An instructive work that shows how posture has a great effect on our psychological and physical well-being, with a complete program on how to put the body back in natural alignment, increase energy, reduce muscle strain, and prevent repetitive strain... (read more)

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Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet (3RD 82 Edition)
Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet (3RD 82 Edition)
by Gail Grant
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From adagio to voyage, over 800 steps, movements, poses, and concepts are fully defined. A pronunciation guide and cross-references to alternate names for similar steps and positions that vary from the Russian to the French or Italian schools are also... (read more)

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A Queer History of Ballet
A Queer History of Ballet
by Peter Stoneley
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Designed for students, scholars and general readers with an interest in dance and queer history, A Queer History of the Ballet focuses on how, as makers and as audiences, queer men and women have helped to develop many of the texts, images, and legends... (read more)

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Social Dance : Steps To Success / With CD (2ND 03 - Old Edition)
Social Dance : Steps To Success / With CD (2ND 03 - Old Edition)
by Judy Wright
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This second edition of "Social Dance: Steps to Success" presents step-by-step instruction allowing anyone to become proficient in social dance technique. The addition of three new dances gives readers a repertoire of eight popular styles to choose from.... (read more)

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Grandmother's Secrets : the Ancient Rituals and Healing Power of Belly Dancing (99 Edition)
Grandmother's Secrets : the Ancient Rituals and Healing Power of Belly Dancing (99 Edition)
by Rosina-fawzia Al-rawi
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This strikingly original book blends personal memoir with the history and theory of the dance known in the West as "belly dancing". The author explores the history and technique of grieving and mourning dances, pregnancy and birth dances, and the dance's... (read more)

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