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Author Anderson, Jack, 1935-

Title Ballet & modern dance : a concise history / Jack Anderson
Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton Book Co., [1986]


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Description xvi, 243 pages, 26 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents The pleasures of dance history -- Glimpses of the past -- Dance at the royal courts -- The professionalization of ballet -- The sunshine and moonlight of romantic ballet -- The Imperial Russian Ballet -- An age of astonishment -- The rise of American ballet -- The phoenix of modern dance -- The dancing world
Summary Traces the history of dance from the ancient world to the present and discusses the contributions of influential dancers and choreographers
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 199-208
Subject Ballet -- History.
Modern dance -- History.
LC no. 86060280
ISBN 0916622428
0916622436 (paperback)
Other Titles Ballet and modern dance
Ballet and modern dance