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International encyclopedia of dance : a project of Dance Perspectives Foundation, Inc.

Author: Selma Jeanne Cohen; Dance Perspectives Foundation.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedia
Reference works
Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
uppslagsverk
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
International encyclopedia of dance.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)79423156
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Selma Jeanne Cohen; Dance Perspectives Foundation.
ISBN: 019509462X 9780195094626 0195123050 9780195123050 0195123069 9780195123067 0195123077 9780195123074 0195123085 9780195123081 0195123093 9780195123098 0195123107 9780195123104 9780195173697 0195173694 0195187636 9780195187632
OCLC Number: 37903473
Notes: Beloit College notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Awards: Association of American Publishers R.R. Hawkins Award for Outstanding Professional, Reference or Scholarly Work, 1998.
Description: 6 volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. Abra-Brow --
v. 2. Bruc-Finl --
v. 3. Fire-Kehl --
v. 4. Keil-Nove --
v. 5. Nozz-Ston --
v. 6. Stra-Zuri.
Other Titles: Dance
Responsibility: founding editor, Selma Jeanne Cohen ; area editors, George Dorris [and others] ; consultants, Thomas F. Kelly [and others].
Local System Bib Number:
u161383

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This six-volume reference work covers all forms of dance on a global scale, from antiquity to the present day.  Read more...
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