Century of Dance A Hundred Years of Musical Movement, from Waltz to Hip Hop

ISBN-10: 0815411332
ISBN-13: 9780815411338
Edition: N/A
Authors: Ian Driver
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Description: From ballroom dancing to breakdancing, this book offers an intimate, engaging exploration of dance.

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Book details

List price: $34.95
Publisher: Cooper Square Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 11/28/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

From ballroom dancing to breakdancing, this book offers an intimate, engaging exploration of dance.

Introductionp. 6
May I have the pleasure?p. 10
Waltzing around the worldp. 14
Ragtime crazyp. 20
The cakewalkp. 25
Ragtimep. 27
The turkey trot and animal dancesp. 28
Taking the lead: Vernon and Irene Castlep. 34
Running Wildp. 36
The Vaudeville erap. 38
Harlem hots upp. 52
The pleasure of the Charlestonp. 59
Latin American rhythmsp. 64
The birth of the tangop. 67
Tangomaniap. 69
Respectabilityp. 70
The sambap. 73
Carmen Mirandap. 77
Bossa novap. 79
The rumbap. 80
Xavier Cugatp. 83
Perez Pradop. 86
The mambop. 87
The merenguep. 88
The saisa revivalp. 90
Sight and sound: tap dancingp. 94
From clogs to soft shoesp. 97
Bojangles: the great improviserp. 99
The Hoofer's Clubp. 101
Heel and toep. 103
Tap goes to the moviesp. 104
The tap renaissancep. 111
Riverdancep. 117
Dancing away the Depressionp. 120
Girls, girls, girlsp. 123
The good ship Lollipopp. 126
Top hat and tailsp. 128
Dance till you dropp. 134
The lindy and the jitterbugp. 136
Slow, slow...p. 143
Doing the Lambeth walkp. 148
Six easy lessonsp. 148
From 42nd Street to Sunset Boulevardp. 152
The Broadway melodyp. 154
The Hollywood greatsp. 160
Back to Broadwayp. 172
The rock and roll generationp. 180
Jumping, living and gyratingp. 183
Let's twistp. 188
Do the mashed potatop. 193
Letting it all hang outp. 194
Soulp. 196
Tamla Motownp. 197
Night feverp. 200
The disco scenep. 202
Do the hustlep. 206
Studio 54p. 208
Saturday Night Feverp. 213
The country and western revivalp. 216
Line dancingp. 221
A Chorus Linep. 222
Street stylep. 226
Disco DJsp. 228
Hip-hop and breakdancingp. 230
Techno and house musicp. 234
Rave and club culturep. 236
The music videop. 238
Moonwalkingp. 238
Madonnap. 242
Glossaryp. 246
Index of peoplep. 248
Indexp. 251
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