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  • The Revival of Banned Dancesby Renee Critcher Lyons

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    Throughout history, humans have used dance as a benefit for mind, body, and soul. In some cases, governments or churches have banned certain dances for a variety of reasons. This work provides an exploration of dances banned around the world, then revived by a handful of brave proponents. The sixteen case studies--ranging from Argentina's Tango... more...

  • Dance in the Fieldby Dr Theresa Jill Buckland

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 195.00

    This international collection on dance ethnography - the first of its kind - comprises original contributions on fieldwork in dance and human movement. Based on extensive fieldwork experience, it explores the major theoretical approaches, methods and concerns of dance and movement research from anthropological and ethnochoreological perspectives. The... more...

  • Tango Nuevoby Carolyn Merritt

    University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 14.99

    The Argentine tango is one of the world?s best-known partner dances. Though tango is much admired and discussed, very little has been written on its ongoing evolution. In this innovative work, Carolyn Merritt surveys tango history while focusing on the most recent iteration of the dance, tango Nuevo , and the práctica scene that has exploded in... more...

  • Anna Sokolowby Larry Warren

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 72.95

    A pioneer choreographer in modern American dance, Anna Sokolow has led a bewildering, active international life. Her meticulous biographer Larry Warren once looked up Anna Sokolow in a few reference books and found that she was born in three different years and that her parents were from Poland except when they were in Russia, and found many other... more...

  • Sports Publicityby Joe Favorito

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Effective communications skills are essential for any organization. In this fully revised and updated edition of his groundbreaking guide to communications in sports, Joe Favorito introduces the skills, knowledge and techniques needed to become a successful communicator. Drawing on nearly thirty years of professional experience, including work with... more...

  • Dancing on Waterby Elena Tchernichova; Joel Lobenthal; Joseph Brodsky

    Northeastern University Press 2013; US$ 34.99

    The pageantry and drama of a life in dance more...

  • Dance Theatre in Irelandby Aoife McGrath

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    Dance theatre has become a site of transformation in the Irish performance landscape. This book conducts a socio-political and cultural reading of dance theatre practice in Ireland from Yeats' dance plays at the start of the 20th century to Celtic-Tiger-era works of Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre and CoisCéim Dance Theatre at the start of the 21st. more...

  • Dancing in the Vortexby Vicki Woolf

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Paris at the turn of the century - Art Nouveau, Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec and the Folies Bergere.  This was the atmosphere which nurtured the artistic development of the remarkable dancer and choreographer Ida Rubinstein.This long-awaited biography gives us a unique insight into the life of a remarkable woman, responsible for a fascinating chapter of... more...

  • Doopleaaby Alphonse Tierou

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    The African dancer requires complete technical mastery and must respect the precise rules handed down by the society of the Masques de Sagesse. Alphonse Tirou is from the Ouenon people of the Ivory Coast. His major study is the first written record of this oral tradition and it explains the movements, codes and meanings of the traditional African dance.... more...

  • Balletby Anna Paskevska

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95

    Ballet: From the First Pli; to Mastery  is designed as a complement to a beginning student's ballet training. The book opens with a brief description of the benefits of ballet training to young dancers, and then introduces fundamentals and precepts of the technique.  Clear photographs show exactly how to execute each movement. Then an eight-year course... more...