Clues To American Dance

Clues To American Dance

Clues to American Dance

This concise illustrated overview of American dance explains: how to better understand & enjoy a dance performance; who the great American dance figures are & why they are significant; & how dancing in American reflects her social history. The book covers American dance from the Native American eagle dance to Balanchine ballets, from 19th-century world champion dancer Master Juba to Martha Graham, the icon of modern dance, from the cake-walk to the Castle walk. Black & white drawings.

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