History of Dance

History of Dance

by Diane Bailey

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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When in doubt, dance if out. Why do people dance? And, what sparks a dance craze? Cultures are constantly changing. So are the ways we express ourselves. Essential Library of Cultural History takes a closer look at key forms of Western culture. From dance's origins to its contemporary expressions, discover major developments and creators. Explore dance's impact on society. And, learn about new techniques and technology's influence on dance. Stay in the groove with Essential Library of Cultural History.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624035524
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2015
Series: Essential Library of Cultural History Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Dance as Expression 6

Chapter 2 Royal Roots 14

Chapter 3 Mixing It Up 24

Chapter 4 A Shift In Ballet 34

Chapter 5 A Blend of Cultures 46

Chapter 6 All That Jazz 56

Chapter 7 On Stage and Screen 66

Chapter 8 Rock 'N' Roll 76

Chapter 9 Dance for Everyone 88

Timeline 98

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Holes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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