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  • Modern Dance Techniques and Teachingby Gertrude Shurr; Rachael Dunaven Yocom

    Princeton Book Company 2004; US$ 11.95

    Modern Dance Techniques and Teaching is truly one of a kind: it is the only book to be published documenting Martha Graham's movement philosophy, as recorded by two of Graham's original followers. The purpose of the book, according to its authors, is "to analyze, illustrate and organize for teaching purposes some of the vocabulary (techniques) of... more...

  • Done into Danceby Ann Daly

    Wesleyan University Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    The larger-than-life story of an American dance icon. more...

  • Staging Ghanaby Paul Schauert

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    The Ghana Dance Ensemble takes Ghana?s national culture and interprets it in performance using authentic dance forms adapted for local or foreign audiences. Often, says Paul Schauert, the aims of the ensemble and the aims of the individual performers work in opposition. Schauert discusses the history of the dance troupe and its role in Ghana?s post-independence... more...

  • Your Move: A New Approach to the Study of Movement and Danceby Ann Hutchinson Guest

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 43.95

    The author takes a new approach to teaching notation through movement exercises, thus enlarging the scope of the book to teachers of movement and choreography as well as the traditional dance notation students. Updated and enlarged to reflect the most recent scholarship and through a series of exercises, this book guides students through: movement,... 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

    The second edition of The Routledge Dance Studies Reader offers fresh critical perspectives on classic and modern dance forms, including ballroom, tango, Hip-hop, site-specific performance, and disability in dance. Alexandra Carter and Janet O?Shea deliver a substantially revised and updated collection of key texts, featuring an enlightening new... more...

  • A Choreographer's Handbookby Jonathan Burrows

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 31.95

    On choreography: "Choreography is a negotiation with the patterns your body is thinking" On rules: "Try breaking the rules on a need to break the rules basis" A Choreographer?s Handbook invites the reader to investigate how and why to make a dance performance. In an inspiring and unusually empowering sequence of stories, ideas and paradoxes,... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...