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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...

  • 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$ 163.57

    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...

  • CHOREOGRAPHER'S HANDBOOKby Jonathan Burrows

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 31.95

    Internationally renowned dancer, choreographer and teacher Jonathan Burrows explains how to navigate a course through the complex process of creating dance. He provides choreographers with an active manifesto and shares his wealth of experience of choreographic practice to allow each artist and dance-maker to find his or her own aesthetic process.... 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...