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Island Possessed

Katherine Dunham - Biography & Autobiography - 1969 - 280 pages
Just as surely as Haiti is "possessed" by the gods and spirits of vaudun (voodoo), the island "possessed" Katherine Dunham when she first went there in 1936 to study dance and ...
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Nothing to Hide: A Dancer's Life

Robert La Fosse, Andrew Mark Wentink - Biography & Autobiography - 1987 - 278 pages
This autobiography of one of ballet's most talented stars tells Robert La Fosse's story from his beginning as a corps dancer in 1977, through his eight-year rise as Mikhail ...
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White Violence and Black Response: From Reconstruction to Montgomery

Herbert Shapiro - History - 1988 - 565 pages
Looks at the history of white racist violence, describes its use to maintain control over Black Americans, and recounts Black resistance to violent intimidation
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A Touch of Innocence: A Memoir of Childhood

Katherine Dunham - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 312 pages
An internationally known dancer, choreographer, and gifted anthropologist, Katherine Dunham was born to a black American tailor and a well-to-do French Canadian woman twenty ...
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Katherine Dunham: Dancing a Life

Joyce Aschenbrenner - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 284 pages
Throughout the better part of the twentieth century and in performance halls, classrooms, and communities throughout the world, the wellspring of Katherine Dunham's remarkable ...
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Alvin Ailey: A Life in Dance

Jennifer Dunning - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 468 pages
In the first authoritative biography of the dancer and choreographer, the dance critic for "The New York Times" traces Ailey's climb from poverty in Texas to international fame ...
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African Rhythm--American Dance: A Biography of Katherine Dunham

Terry Harnan - Dancers - 1974 - 213 pages
A biography of the black dancer and choreographer noted for her dances drawn from African and Caribbean sources.
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