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By Linda J. Tomko

ISBN-10: 0253213274

ISBN-13: 9780253213273

ISBN-10: 025333571X

ISBN-13: 9780253335715

"Tomko blazes a brand new path in dance scholarship by means of interconnecting U.S. historical past and dance studies.... the 1st to argue effectively that middle-class U.S. girls promoted a brand new dance perform to regulate business alterations, crowded city dwelling, big immigration, and interchange and repositioning between diverse classes." —Choice

From salons to bop halls to payment homes, new dance practices on the flip of the century grew to become a motor vehicle for expressing cultural concerns and negotiating concerns of gender. by way of reading grasp narratives of contemporary dance historical past, this provocative and insightful ebook demonstrates the cultural service provider of Progressive-era dance practices.

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