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Dance - An Illustrated History Helene Andreu

Dance - An Illustrated History

Helene Andreu

Published July 31st 2015
ISBN : 9781504920469
Paperback
320 pages
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This book highlights both verbally and visually the development of dance through the ages. The influence of peoples beliefs, cultures, and lifestyles, as well as the functions of dance in various societies are discussed. This book explores theMoreThis book highlights both verbally and visually the development of dance through the ages. The influence of peoples beliefs, cultures, and lifestyles, as well as the functions of dance in various societies are discussed. This book explores the background of todays dances: tap, ballet, modern, and jazz, while also looking into the early dances of many countries. Dance has inspired many creators of cave paintings, woodprints, paintings, sculptures, murals, music, literature, and other artistic media, as shown in the many illustrations that embellish this book and that emphasize not only dance but also the costumes and the artists of the various periods and locations.