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Dance



link to catalog page, Global Tarantella

Global Tarantella

Reinventing Southern Italian Folk Music and Dances

Author: Incoronata Inserra
Pub Date: October 2017

How tarantella beguiled the world, and what happened next   learn more...

link to catalog page, Becoming Beautiful

Becoming Beautiful

Ballroom Dance in the American Heartland

Author: Joanna Bosse
Pub Date: March 2015

Swinging in Savoy with the small-town stars of the local dance floor   learn more...

link to catalog page, Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics

Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics

Roots and Branches of Southern Appalachian Dance

Author: Phil Jamison
Pub Date: July 2015

From cakewalks to clogging, a new history of a vital American art form   learn more...

link to catalog page, Moving Consciously

Moving Consciously

Somatic Transformations through Dance, Yoga, and Touch

Author: Edited with Essays by Sondra Fraleigh
Pub Date: August 2015

Life-changing practices of movement and touch   learn more...

link to catalog page, Stunning Males and Powerful Females

Stunning Males and Powerful Females

Gender and Tradition in East Javanese Dance

Author: Christina Sunardi
Pub Date: March 2015

Blurring and redefining sex and gender boundaries through performance   learn more...

link to catalog page, Appalachian Dance

Appalachian Dance

Creativity and Continuity in Six Communities

Author: Susan Eike Spalding
Pub Date: November 2014

An engaging look at how clogging and flatfooting evolved into vital parts of Appalachia's dance culture   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Creolization of American Culture

The Creolization of American Culture

William Sidney Mount and the Roots of Blackface Minstrelsy

Author: Christopher J. Smith
Pub Date: Cloth: 2013; Paper: November 2014

Illustrating the multiethnic performance practices that led to minstrelsy   learn more...

link to catalog page, Ring Shout, Wheel About

Ring Shout, Wheel About

The Racial Politics of Music and Dance in North American Slavery

Author: Katrina Dyonne Thompson
Pub Date: February 2014

A stage-level view of black musical performance and early American conceptualizations of race   learn more...

link to catalog page, Mojo Workin'

Mojo Workin'

The Old African American Hoodoo System

Author: Katrina Hazzard-Donald
Pub Date: January 2013

A bold new reconsideration of Hoodoo belief and practice   learn more...

link to catalog page, New German Dance Studies Author: Edited by Susan Manning and Lucia Ruprecht
Pub Date: June 2012

A trans-Atlantic inquiry into German dance studies   learn more...

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