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  • Meeting Places: Locating Desert Consciousness in Performanceby Mary Elizabeth Anderson

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 42.00

    Over the period 1999-2005, choreographer and dancer Tess de Quincey and a team of international artists conducted a series of art-laboratories and performances in and around the Central Desert town of Alice Springs. These art-labs culminated in the 2005 performance of Dictionary of Atmospheres, staged during the Alice Desert Festival. Drawing upon... more...

  • European Dance since 1989by Joanna Szymajda

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 31.95

    This edited collection charts the development of contemporary dance in Central and Eastern Europe since the literal and symbolic revolutions of 1989. Central Europe and the former Soviet Bloc countries were a major presence in dance ? particularly theatrical dance ? throughout the twentieth century. With the fragmentation of traditional structures... more...

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

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 13.42

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Routledge Dance Studies Readerby Alexandra Carter; Janet O'Shea

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    Represents the range and diversity of writings on dance from the mid-to-late twentieth century, providing contemporary perspectives on ballet, modern dance, postmodern 'movement performance' jazz and ethnic dance. 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...

  • Latin and Caribbean Danceby Margaret Musmon

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    The various cultures in Latin America and the Caribbean have produced their own unique forms of dance. Latin and Caribbean Dance highlights dances indigenous to Cuba (mambo and cha-cha-cha), the Dominican Republic (merengue and bachata), Haiti (compas and Vodou ritual dances), Argentina (tango), and Brazil (samba and capoeira). Explore how each dance... more...

  • Popular Danceby Karen Lynn Smith

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Popular Dance: From Ballroom to Hip-Hop takes readers on a journey through the trends and developments in popular dancing from European nobles during the Renaissance and early Baroque periods in Europe through 21st-century America. Discover how social and historical elements influenced the development of the waltz, the Charleston, jitterbug, and urban... more...

  • Temps culture et sociétéby Gilles Pronovost

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1983; US$ 3.75

    Cet ouvrage tente de dire que les sciences du loisir, par-delà leur quête difficile d’objectivité, constituent, pour les sociétés industrielles, au même titre que la sociologie et l’anthropologie, par exemple, une nouvelle manière de se comprendre elles-mêmes. Lentement surgies des transformations majeures... more...

  • Dancing on the Canonby Sherril Dodds

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    Employing a cultural theory approach, this book explores the relationship between popular dance and value. It traces the shifting value systems that underpin popular dance scholarship and considers how different dancing communities articulate complex expressions of judgment, significance and worth through their embodied practice. more...