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Island Possessed
Island Possessed
Written by Katherine Dunham
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307819840
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Island Possessed

Written by Katherine Dunham


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 16, 2012
Price: $13.99

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 ritual. In this book, Dunham reveals how her anthropological research, her work in dance, and her fascination for the people... Read more >
Apollo's Angels
Apollo's Angels
Written by Jennifer Homans
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812968743
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Apollo's Angels
A History of Ballet
Written by Jennifer Homans


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $20.00

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For more than four hundred years, the art of ballet has stood at the center of Western civilization. Its traditions serve as a record of our past. Lavishly illustrated and beautifully told, Apollo’s Angels—the first cultural history of ballet ever written—is a groundbreaking work. From ballet’s origins in the Renaissance...

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Nureyev
Nureyev
Written by Julie Kavanagh
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307807342
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Nureyev
The Life
Written by Julie Kavanagh


Format: eBook, 800 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2011
Price: $16.99

Rudolf Nureyev had it all: beauty, genius, charm, passion, and sex appeal. No other dancer of our time has generated the same excitement, for both men and women, on or off the stage. With Nureyev: The Life, Julie Kavanagh shows how his intense drive and passion for dance propelled him from... Read more >
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Apollo's Angels
Apollo's Angels
Written by Jennifer Homans
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679603900
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Apollo's Angels
A History of Ballet
Written by Jennifer Homans


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $16.99

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For more than four hundred years, the art of ballet has stood at the center of Western civilization. Its traditions serve as a record of our past. Lavishly illustrated and beautifully told, Apollo’s Angels—the first cultural history of ballet ever written—is a groundbreaking work. From ballet’s origins in the Renaissance and...

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Tango
Tango
Written by Robert Farris Thompson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307498229
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Tango
The Art History of Love
Written by Robert Farris Thompson


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2010
Price: $14.99

In this generously illustrated book, world-renowned Yale art historian Robert Farris Thompson gives us the definitive account of tango, "the fabulous dance of the past hundred years–and the most beautiful, in the opinion of Martha Graham.”

Thompson traces tango’s evolution in the nineteenth century under European, Andalusian-Gaucho, and African influences through its... Read more >
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The Ballets Russes and the Art of Design
The Ballets Russes and the Art of Design
Edited by Alston Purvis, Peter Rand and Anna Winestein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932547
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The Ballets Russes and the Art of Design

Edited by Alston Purvis, Peter Rand and Anna Winestein


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2009
Price: $50.00

The Ballets Russes was a phenomenon of the early twentieth century, permeating daily life wherever the company traveled and leaving a lasting impact on dance, theater, and the visual arts. Sergei Diaghilev, impresario from 1909 until his death in 1929, fused the most avant-garde, groundbreaking movements in dance, choreography, art, design... Read more >
Discovering English Folk Dance
Discovering English Folk Dance
Written by Hugh Rippon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747802259
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Discovering English Folk Dance

Written by Hugh Rippon


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2008
Price: $13.95

In the last decade there has been renewed interest in English folk dance. Few countries have integrated the traditional dances, songs and music of the past into modern culture as successfully as in England. This book carefully distinguishes between the two types of folk dance - the ritual, ceremonial displays like... Read more >
Nureyev
Nureyev
Written by Julie Kavanagh
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375704727
Our Price: $22.00
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Nureyev
The Life
Written by Julie Kavanagh


Format: Trade Paperback, 848 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $22.00

Rudolf Nureyev, one of the most iconic dancers of the twentieth century, had it all: beauty, genius, charm, passion, and sex appeal. No other dancer of our time has generated the same excitement, for both men and women, on or off the stage.

In this superb biography, Julie Kavanagh deftly brings... Read more >
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Reading Dance
Reading Dance
Edited by Robert Gottlieb
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375421228
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Reading Dance
A Gathering of Memoirs, Reportage, Criticism, Profiles, Interviews, and Some Uncategorizable Extras
Edited by Robert Gottlieb


Format: Hardcover, 1360 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2008
Price: $45.00

Robert Gottlieb’s immense sampling of the dance literature–by far the largest such project ever attempted–is both inclusive, to the extent that inclusivity is possible when dealing with so vast a field, and personal: the result of decades of reading.

It limits itself of material within the experience of today’s general readers, avoiding... Read more >
Cypher
Cypher
Text by Jeff Chang, Preface by ORB, Photographed by Charles Peterson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576874561
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Cypher

Text by Jeff Chang
Preface by ORB
Photographed by Charles Peterson


Format: Hardcover, 136 pages
On Sale: September 5, 2008
Price: $35.00

Acclaimed rock photographer Charles Peterson is back with a new subject—the world of contemporary breakdancing. B-boying, as it’s referred to by its adepts, centers around the “cypher” (circle) created when b-boys and b-girls gather to practice or to “battle.” Bigger and badder than ever, breakdancing has grown since its beginnings in... Read more >
Somewhere
Somewhere
Written by Amanda Vaill
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767904216
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Somewhere
The Life of Jerome Robbins
Written by Amanda Vaill


Format: Trade Paperback, 720 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Price: $22.95

From the author of the acclaimed Everybody Was So Young, the definitive and major biography of the great choreographer and Broadway legend Jerome Robbins

To some, Jerome Robbins was a demanding perfectionist, a driven taskmaster, a theatrical visionary; to others, he was a loyal friend, a supportive mentor, a generous and entertaining... Read more >
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Somewhere
Somewhere
Written by Amanda Vaill
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767929295
Our Price: $19.99
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Somewhere
The Life of Jerome Robbins
Written by Amanda Vaill


Format: eBook, 688 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Price: $19.99

From the author of the acclaimed Everybody Was So Young, the definitive and major biography of the great choreographer and Broadway legend Jerome Robbins

To some, Jerome Robbins was a demanding perfectionist, a driven taskmaster, a theatrical visionary; to others, he was a loyal friend, a supportive mentor, a generous and entertaining... Read more >
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Let's Dance
Let's Dance
Written by Cal Pozo, Foreword by Pierre Dulaine
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781578262410
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Let's Dance
The Complete Book and DVD of Ballroom Dance Instruction for Weddings, Parties, Fitness, and Fun
Written by Cal Pozo
Foreword by Pierre Dulaine


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $19.95

Master any dance in minutes with the first major dance instructional book/DVD from America’s bestselling dance instructor

Cal Pozo, director of the bestselling “Dancing with the Stars–Cardio Dance” DVD and creator of the multi-platinum award-winning “Learn to Dance in Minutes” series, has taught more than three million people how to dance with... Read more >
Tango
Tango
Written by Robert Farris Thompson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400095797
Our Price: $17.00
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Tango
The Art History of Love
Written by Robert Farris Thompson


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2006
Price: $17.00

In this generously illustrated book, world-renowned Yale art historian Robert Farris Thompson gives us the definitive account of tango, "the fabulous dance of the past hundred years–and the most beautiful, in the opinion of Martha Graham.”

Thompson traces tango’s evolution in the nineteenth century under European, Andalusian-Gaucho, and African influences through its... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
We B*Girlz
We B*Girlz
Text by Nika Kramer, Photographed by Martha Cooper, Introduction by Rokafella
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781576872697
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We B*Girlz

Text by Nika Kramer
Photographed by Martha Cooper
Introduction by Rokafella


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2005
Price: $24.95

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