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  • Is It All About Hips?by Sangita Shresthova

    SAGE India 2011; US$ 24.95

    The first comprehensive book on Bollywood dance culture, Is It All About Hips? traces Bollywood dances as they are interpreted, created, and produced in three locations: Mumbai (India), Kathmandu (Nepal), and Los Angeles (USA). In this pioneering work, Sangita Shresthova brings alive the world of Bollywood dance through the chronicling and analyses... more...

  • Close Encountersby Linda Rolfe; Anna Craft; Veronica Jobbins

    Institute of Education Press 2011; US$ 32.95

    Close Encounters show how creativity - a vital component in 21st century education - and the special relationships that facilitate it can be nurtured through dance in schools. The findings from this research project will enrich the thinking of practitioners, researchers and policy makers interested in arts practices and educational futures. more...

  • Hijikata Tatsumi and Butohby Bruce Baird

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 110.00

    Presents the performance art 'butoh' as an evolving artistic bodily response to the Japanese society of the 1960s-1980s - a society characterized by conflict and proliferating information. more...

  • Career Readiness and Preparation Criteria in Undergraduate Dance Degree Programsby Kathleen E. Klein

    Hamilton Books 2009; US$ 26.99

    This book develops a rubric that can assist colleges, universities, and communities in providing stronger outcomes for students seeking a career path in dance. This study will serve as a catalyst for inter-academic dialogue to strengthen and advocate the integrity and position of dance education in American colleges and universities. more...

  • On Stage Aloneby Claudia Gitelman; Barbara Palfy

    University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 24.99

    Soloists ignited the modern dance movement and have been a source of its constant renewal. Pioneering dancers such as Loïe Fuller, Isadora Duncan, Ruth St. Denis, and Maud Allan embodied the abstraction and individuality of the larger modernist movement while making astounding contributions to their art. Nevertheless, solo dancers have received far... more...

  • The Many Faces of Josephine Bakerby Peggy Caravantes

    Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    A complete biographical look at the complex life of a world-famous entertainer   With determination and audacity, Josephine Baker turned her comic and musical abilities into becoming a worldwide icon of the Jazz Age. The Many Faces of Josephine Baker: Dancer, Singer, Activist, Spy provides the first in-depth portrait of this remarkable woman... more...

  • Einführung in die Philosophische Ästhetikby Maria Elisabeth Reicher-Marek; Ursula Wolf; Dieter Schönecker; Otfried Höffe; Niko Strobach; Enno Rudolph; Wolfgang Künne; Wolfgang Spohn; Rainer Enskat; Roland Henke; Wolfgang Malzkorn M.A

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 172.05

    Die Beschäftigung mit ästhetischen Problemen stellt von jeher eines der zentralen Felder philosophischer Reflexion dar. Im vorliegenden Einführungsband werden zunächst die Grundlagen der Disziplin erläutert. Was nimmt sich die philosophische Ästhetik zum Thema? Hat sie nur oder vor allem mit der Kunst zu tun? Stehen ästhetische Eigenschaften oder ästhetische... more...

  • Dancing the Fairy Taleby Laura Katz Rizzo

    Temple University Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    In Dancing the Fairy Tale, Laura Katz Rizzo claims that The Sleeping Beauty is both a metaphor for ballet itself, and a powerful case study for examining ballet and its production and performance. Using Marius Petipa and Pyotr Tchaikovsky's classical dance--specifically as it was staged in Philadelphia over nearly 70 years--Katz Rizzo looks at the... more...

  • Extraordinary Jobs in Leisureby Alecia T. Devantier; Carol A. Turkington

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 35.00

    Ever wonder who wrangles the animals during a movie shoot? What it takes to be a brewmaster? How that play-by-play announcer got his job? What it is like to be a secret shopper? The new more...

  • Middle Eastern Danceby Penni AlZayer

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    The rich, diverse cultures of the Middle East have long inspired fascination among outsiders. That interest, coupled with misunderstanding, has sometimes led to mythical and exaggerated interpretations of regional dances that are far from authentic. This new edition of Middle Eastern Dance clearly and colorfully showcases the many dancesof the region... more...