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ContributionsInc. Dance Perspectives Foundation (Editor), Selma Jeanne Cohen (Editor)
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Number of Pages3072
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International Encyclopedia of Dance covers the full spectrum of dance -theatrical, ritual, dance-drama, folk, traditional, ethnic, and social dance.

Cultural and national overviews are accompanied by entries on dance forms, music and costumes, performances, and biographies of dancers and choreographers. The International Encyclopedia of Dance Records document the work on the encyclopedia from until The bulk of the collection is the drafts and entries that were deleted.

The Records also contains correspondence with the contributors as well as editor's. International Encyclopedia of Dance A Project of Dance Perspectives Foundation, Inc (Book): "Exciting and fascinating, this reference work succeeds in its goal of bringing "joy as International Encyclopedia of Dance book 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. Heavily illustrated with black-and-white photographs, the encyclopedia captures the fluid movement of dance; with its depth and scope, this outstanding work has carved a well-deserved niche."--"Outstanding Reference Sources: the Selection of New Titles," American Libraries, May Comp.

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Author: ISBN: Genre: File Size: MB. International folk dance includes Balkan dance, Middle Eastern dance, contra dance, Hungarian dance, polka, Chinese dance, and Japanese featuring these ethnic dance genres are enjoyed by non-professional dancers for entertainment.

Many clubs that use collections of ethnic folk dances will use the term "international folk dance" or similar in their name. International encyclopedia of dance User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Originally published inthis award-winning set was named an LJ Best Reference title as well as an ALA/RUSA Outstanding Reference Source.

Now available in paperback, it covers the same ground Read full review. This Encyclopedia is the first attempt in a generation to map the social and behavioral sciences on a grand scale. Not since the publication in of the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, edited by David L.

Sills, has there been such an ambitious project to describe the state of the art in all the fields encompassed within the social and behavioral sciences. International Encyclopedia of Dance.

6-Volume Set. A project of Dance Perspectives Foundation, Inc. and Founding Editor: Selma Jeanne Cohen. Documents all types of dance around the world and throughout history, giving readers a broad view of the world of dance.

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Now available in an affordable, attractive paperback edition, this indispensable reference makes a stunning addition to the small Range: $ - $3, The International Encyclopedia of Dance (IED) is a monumental work that establishes a baseline of scholarship from which the discourse on dance may proceed for many years.

In development for more than two decades, it is a testament to the dedication and passion of the editors and the commitment of the Dance Perspectives Foundation.

Synopsis: Since its publication, the International Encyclopedia of Dance has been the definitive source on this expressive art form, documenting all types of dance around the world and throughout history. Now available in an affordable, attractive paperback edition, this indispensable reference makes a stunning addition to the small library.

Heavily illustrated with black-and-white photographs, the encyclopedia captures the fluid movement of dance; with its depth and scope, this outstanding work has carved a well-deserved niche"--"Outstanding Reference Sources: the Selection of New Titles", American Libraries, May Comp.

by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALAPages: The Book of Judges (), in describing the annual feast in Shiloh tells of the bride-choosing ceremonies. The story of the capture of brides by the surviving men of the tribe of Benjamin indicates that choosing brides during the vineyard dances was a recognized practice in Israel.

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Dance Dance Dance (ダンス・ダンス・ダンス, Dansu Dansu Dansu) is the sixth novel by Japanese writer Haruki published init was translated into English by Alfred Birnbaum in The book is a sequel to Murakami's novel A Wild SheepMurakami said that writing Dance Dance Dance had been a healing act after his unexpected Author: Haruki Murakami.

Provides authoritative information on all forms of worldwide traditional, classical, and popular dance, from all periods of history up to the present.

Includes survey articles on countries and on topics such as costumes, lighting, and scenic design. Covers techniques, companies, genres, dancers and choreographers, works, instruments, steps, and more.

Cross references and. dance [Old High Ger. danson=to drag, stretch], the art of precise, expressive, and graceful human movement, traditionally, but not necessarily, performed in accord with musical g developed as a natural expression of united feeling and action.

The Origins of Dance The earliest history of human dance is a continuing mystery. Luckily, a great proportion of the entries on Western theatrical dance are both responsible and readablethe technical editing is unsteady.

Most obvious is the sloppiness of the fact-checking and the proofreading, inexcusable in a scholarly reference book. -- The New York Times Book ReviewAuthor: Selma Jeanne Cohen. In book: The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Music and Culture ( 2, pp. –) Publisher: Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.

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New York; Oxford, UK: Oxford. THE GENESIS OF THE INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DANCE WAS IN AT A meeting of the Dance Critics' Association when conference speakers Arlene Croce, dance critic for the New Yorker, and Selma Jeanne Cohen, then editor of Dance Per­ spectives, independently cited the need for a comprehensive scholarly encyclope­ dia for the field of dance.

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The International Encyclopedia of Dance Records document the encyclopedia from its inception as a project of the Dance Perspective Foundation, Inc. until when it was taken over by the Oxford University Press.

The collection contains meeting minutes, correspondence and financial records detailing the history of the intellectual efforts behind the creation of the encyclopedia. The bibliographic sources provided here on non-Western and non-traditional philosophy and/or non-Western forms of dance include S.

Davies (, and ) on Balinese Legong, Fraleigh ( and ) on the Japanese form of dance known as Butoh, including asking whether Butoh is a philosophy, Friedman’s forthcoming essay on post. Includes historical and cultural overviews of many nations, along with articles on specific dance forms, music and costumes, performances, biographies of dancers and choreographers.

The set features nearly 2, alphabetically arranged articles, an index, full cross-references, and more than 2, illustrations. Since its publication, the International Encyclopedia of Dance has been the definitive source on this expressive art form, documenting all types of dance around the world and throughout history.

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Now available in an affordable, attractive paperback edition, this indispensable reference makes a stunning addition to the small : Paperback.Dance (religion, spiritualism, and occult) From earliest times, dancing has been an integral part of religious worship and of magical dance was, in many ways, considered a prayer, a spell, or an de Prokosch Kurath, in Funk & Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology and Legend, says, "Folk dance is communal reaction in movement .

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