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  • Dancing to Learnby Judith Lynne Hanna

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 28.99

    Dancing to Learn: Cognition, Emotion, and Movement explores the rationale for dance as a medium of learning to help engage educators and scientists to explore the underpinnings of dance, and dancers as well as members of the general public who are curious about new ways of comprehending dance. more...

  • Choreography And The Specific Imageby Daniel Nagrin

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2001; US$ 23.95

    ?The world outside has burst into the studio,? writes the influential dancer, teacher, and choreographer Daniel Nagrin. Many dancers want passionately to confront concrete, difficult subjects. But their formalistic training hasn?t prepared them for what they need to say. This book, the first on choreography approached through content rather than structure,... more...

  • Dance And Lived Bodyby Sondra Horton Fraleigh

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1996; US$ 24.95

    In her remarkable book, Sondra Horton Fraleigh examines and describes dance through her consciousness of dance as an art, through the experience of dancing, and through the existential and phenomenological literature on the lived body . She describes, with performance photographs, specific imagery in dance masterworks by Doris Humphrey, Anna Sokolow,... more...

  • Dancing Identityby Sondra Horton Fraleigh

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2004; US$ 32.50

    Combining critical analysis with personal history and poetry, Dancing Identity presents a series of interconnected essays composed over a period of fifteen years. Taken as a whole, these meditative reflections on memory and on the ways we perceive and construct our lives represent Sondra Fraleigh's journey toward self-definition as informed by... more...

  • Researching Danceby Sondra Horton Fraleigh; Penelope Hanstein

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1998; US$ 25.95

    In Researching Dance , an introduction to research methods in dance addressed primarily to graduate students, the editors explore dance as evolutional, defining it in view of its intrinsic participatory values, its developmental aspects, and its purposes from art to ritual, and they examine the role of theory in research. The editors have also included... more...

  • The Choreography of Resolutionby Andrew Floyer Acland; Michelle Lebaron; Carrie L. MacLeod

    American Bar Association 2014; US$ 67.99

    The Choreography of Resolution will revolutionize how mediators handle conflict resolution. Learning how neuroscience is proving what dancers have known for centuries - this book explores the links between the physical, mental, and psychological factors that affect conflict. Examining the autobiographical and practice experiences with diverse cultural,... more...

  • Tango in Paris und Berlinby Kerstin Lange

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Kerstin Lange ist Historikerin und promovierte am Global and European Studies Institute der Universitšt Leipzig.   Reihe Transnationale Geschichte - Band 005 more...

  • Europe Dancingby Andree Grau; Stephanie Jordan

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    Europe Dancing examines the dance cultures and movements which have developed in Europe since the Second World War. Nine countries are represented in this unique collaboration between European dance scholars. The contributors chart the art form, and discuss the outside influences which have shaped it. This comprehensive book explores: * questions... more...

  • From Petipa to Balanchineby Tim Scholl

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    In this rich interdisciplinary study Tim Scholl provides a provocative and timely re-evaluation of the development of ballet from the 1880s to the middle of the twentieth century. In the light of a thoughtful re-appraisal of dance classicism he locates the roots of modern ballet in the works of Marius Petipa, rather than in the much-celebrated choreographic... more...

  • 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...