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Author Kassing, Gayle.

Title History of dance : an interactive arts approach / Gayle Kassing
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, 2007

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Description xviii, 309 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents Getting started -- Capturing dance from the past -- Tools for capturing the past -- Early dance history -- Dance at the dawn of time -- Ancient civilizations -- Middle Ages through the Renaissance -- Modern history: Renaissance to the twentieth century -- Dance at court: late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries -- Dance from court to theater: the eighteenth century -- Romantic to classic ballet: the nineteenth century -- Dance in the United States: seventeenth century through the nineteenth century -- Twentieth century American dance -- Foreign influences: 1900-1929 -- Emerging American dance: 1930-1944 -- Maturing classics: 1945-1959 -- Chance and change: 1960-1979 -- New directions: 1980-2000 -- Appendix A: developing a webquest -- Appendix B: significant dance works -- Appendix C: how to write a research paper -- Appendix D: reconstruction project -- Appendix E: performance, video, or dvd report -- Appendix F: ideas for extended and culminating projects for parts i
Summary "History of Dance: An Interactive Arts Approach provides an in-depth look at dance from the dawn of time through the 20th century. Using an investigative approach, this book presents the who, what, when, where, why, and how of dance history in relation to other arts and to historical, political, and social events. In so doing, this text provides a number of ways to create, perceive, and respond to the history of dance through integrated arts and technology. This study of dancers, dances, and dance works within an interactive arts, culture, and technology environment and is supported by national standards in dance, arts education, social studies, and technology education."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Dance -- History.
Dance -- United States -- History.
LC no. 2006022692
ISBN 9780736060356
0736060359