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- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
Long before people learned to write or build cities, they danced to communicate with their gods, bring luck, banish evil, and mark life's passages. Today's well-known folk dances have developed over centuries of struggle and celebration. This new edition of European Dance: Ireland, Poland, Spain, and Greece looks at the folk dances of four... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
Modern dance was a movement that began at the turn of the 20th century when American dancers Loie Fuller, Isadora Duncan, and Ruth St. Denis broke from formal dance traditions with their own personal vision of movement. Soon, their visions evolved through Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, and Charles Weidman, who would all go on to teach their methods... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1999; US$ 36.75
Ce livre relate les mémoires du Groupe Nouvelle Aire, compagnie montréalaise de danse contemporaine des années 1970 qui a généré une modification radicale du paysage culturel dans lequel la nouvelle danse québécoise s'est épanouie. Retraçant chronologiquement les créations du Groupe en s'attachant... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2010; US$ 15.00
Poursuivant le travail accompli dans Tango, corps à corps culturel (2009), lauteure met à contribution les expertises de chercheurs de domaines aussi variés que lhistoire, la psychiatrie et la littérature. Ensemble, ils more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 40.00
The urban population is becoming increasingly diverse and growing (ethnic) diversity is having a singular effect on nightlife in Dutch cities. By studying the motivation behind and nightlife choices of the young people who participate in ethno-party scenes, Boogaarts-de Bruin investigates how the changing urban population affects the supply side of... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 17.59
Whether you want to participate in ballet or just watch it, theballet experience can excite and inspire you. Ballet is among themost beautiful forms of expression ever devised: an exquisite mixof sight and sound, stunning, aesthetics, and awesome technique. Ballet For Dummies is for anyone who wants to enjoy allthat the dance forms offers – as... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 38.00
The tango is easily the most iconic dance of the last century, its images as familiar as an old friend. But are they the whole story? Peeling back the poster propaganda that has always characterized the tango publicly, this intimate study shows the invisible heart of the dance and the culture that raised it. Drawing on direct experience and conversations... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
Through discussion of a dazzling array of artists in India and the diaspora, this book delineates a new language of dance on the global stage. Myriad movement vocabularies intersect the dancers' creative landscape, while cutting-edge creative choreography parodies gender and cultural stereotypes, and represents social issues. more...