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  • African Danceby Kariamu Welsh Consulting; Kariamu Welsh-Asante

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    The ancient tradition of African dance has influenced dance styles all over the world. It is used to commemorate many annual ceremonies and activities, such as rites of passage and the harvest, and it is also an important form of recreation, religious expression, and storytelling. In African Dance, Second Edition, the varied cultures of Africa and... more...

  • Ageing, Gender, Embodiment and Danceby Elisabeth Schwaiger

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    This book explores the nexus between gender, ageing and culture in dancers practicing a variety of genres. It challenges existing cultural norms which equate ageing with bodily decline and draws on an interdisciplinary theoretical framework to explore alternatives for developing a culturally valued mature subjectivity through the practice of dance. more...

  • Alien Bodiesby Ramsay Burt

    Taylor & Francis 1998; US$ 135.00

    Looks at dance in Germany, France, and the United States during the 1920s and the 1930s, including ballet, modern dance and dance in the cinema and Revue. Artists examined include Josephine Baker, Jean Cocteau, Valeska Gert, and George Balanchine. more...

  • Alien Bodiesby Ramsay Burt

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 51.95

    Looks at dance in Germany, France, and the United States during the 1920s and the 1930s, including ballet, modern dance and dance in the cinema and Revue. Artists examined include Josephine Baker, Jean Cocteau, Valeska Gert, and George Balanchine. more...

  • Anarchic Danceby Liz Aggiss; Billy Cowie

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 61.95

    A comprehensive guide to the interdisciplinary practice of Liz Aggiss, Billy Cowie and Divas examining their live performance and dance screen practice through analysis, theory, discussion, personal response and including a DVD of extracts from their work. more...

  • Anna Halprinby Libby Worth; Helen Poynor

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 35.95

    This guidebook traces the life's work of radical dance-maker Anna Halprin, documenting her early career as a modern dancer in the 1940s through to the development of her groundbreaking approach to dance as an accessible art form. more...

  • Anna Halprinby Janice Ross

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 29.95

    Anna Halprin pioneered what became known as "postmodern dance," creating work that was key to unlocking the door to experimentation in theater, music, Happenings, and performance art. This first comprehensive biography examines Halprin?s fascinating life in the context of American culture?in particular popular culture and the West Coast as a center... more...

  • Anna Sokolowby Larry Warren

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 72.95

    Drawing on material from nearly 100 interviews, Larry Warren has created a fascinating account and assessment of the life and work of Anna Sokolow, whose nomadic career was divided between New York, Mexico, and Israel. more...

  • Apollo's Angelsby Jennifer Homans

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 20.00

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER For more than four hundred years, the art of ballet has stood at the center of Western civilization. Its traditions serve as a record of our past. Lavishly illustrated and beautifully told,  Apollo?s Angels ?the first cultural history of ballet ever written?is a groundbreaking work. From ballet?s origins in the Renaissance and... more...

  • Art without Boundariesby Jack Anderson

    University of Iowa Press 1753; US$ 34.95

    Out of his long history as dance critic for the New York Times, Jack Anderson gives us this important, comprehensive history of one of the liveliest and most unpredictable of the arts. Treating modern dance as a self-renewing art, Anderson follows its changes over the decades and discusses the visionary choreographers who have devised new modes... more...