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  • Dance Historyby Janet Adshead-Lansdale; June Layson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 46.95

    Originally published in 1983 the first edition rapidly established itself as a core student text. Now fully revised and up-dated it remains the only book to address the rationale, process, techniques and methodologies specific to the study of dance history. For the main body of the text which covers historical studies of dance in its traditional and... 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$ 34.95

    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...

  • Dance!by Ann Stevenson

    Destiny Image, Inc. 2011; US$ 15.99

    Journey with Ann Stevenson as she leads you step by step through the mysteries of the divine beauty of dance as choreographed by the Creator Himself.   Where does dance fit into worship, warfare, and wholeness? Learn the foundational biblical truths vital to the fullness of God's created purpose for dance. A dancer since the age of three,... more...

  • Dancing on the Canonby Sherril Dodds

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    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...