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By Janet Adshead-Lansdale,June Layson

ISBN-10: 0415090296

ISBN-13: 9780415090292

ISBN-10: 041509030X

ISBN-13: 9780415090308

initially released in 1983 the 1st version speedily demonstrated itself as a center pupil textual content. Now totally revised and up-dated it continues to be the one publication to deal with the explanation, approach, ideas and methodologies particular to the research of dance background. For the most physique of the textual content which covers historic experiences of dance in its conventional and function contexts, the editors have introduced jointly a group of across the world identified dance historians. Roger Copeland and Deborah Jowitt each one take a debatable examine the trendy American dance. Kenneth Archer and Millicent Hodson clarify the tactics they use while reconstructing 'lost' ballets, and Theresa Buckland and Georgina Gore write on conventional dance in England and West Africa respectively. With different contributions on social dance, ballet, early ecu smooth dance and feminist views on dance heritage this booklet bargains a mess of beginning issues for learning dance historical past in addition to providing examples of dance writing at its best possible. Dance History can be an important buy for all scholars of dance.

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