International Encyclopedia of Dance: A Project of Dance Perspectives Foundation, Inc, Volume 3

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Selma Jeanne Cohen, George E. Dorris
Oxford University Press, 1998 - Ballet - 668 pages
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"Exciting and fascinating, this reference work succeeds in its goal of bringing "joy as well as enlightenment" about all forms of dance in all countries of the world. An extremely useful synoptic outline of contents" with nine sections (including "Ritual and Religion" and "Popular Entertainment") enables the user to explore dance in its cultural and social aspects, while topical essays complement the 2,000-plus entries. Heavily illustrated with black-and-white photographs, the encyclopedia captures the fluid movement of dance; with its depth and scope, this outstanding work has carved a well-deserved niche."--"Outstanding Reference Sources: the 1999 Selection of New Titles," American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.

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Originally published in 1998, this award-winning set was named an LJ Best Reference title as well as an ALA/RUSA Outstanding Reference Source. Now available in paperback, it covers the same ground ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
27
Section 2
41
Section 3
45
Section 4
55
Section 5
58
Section 6
66
Section 7
103
Section 8
149
Section 20
343
Section 21
390
Section 22
398
Section 23
410
Section 24
474
Section 25
490
Section 26
496
Section 27
501

Section 9
157
Section 10
166
Section 11
182
Section 12
201
Section 13
213
Section 14
230
Section 15
233
Section 16
245
Section 17
264
Section 18
270
Section 19
333
Section 28
516
Section 29
528
Section 30
571
Section 31
612
Section 32
613
Section 33
627
Section 34
637
Section 35
653
Section 36
667
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