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Dancing across borders : the American fascination with exotic dance forms, Anthony Shay

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Dancing across borders : the American fascination with exotic dance forms
Title
Dancing across borders
Title remainder
the American fascination with exotic dance forms
Statement of responsibility
Anthony Shay
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This study describes and analyzes the phenomenal popularity of exotic dance forms among mainstream Americans. Throughout the 20th century, millions of Americans have begun learning and performing various Balkan dances, the tango, and other Latin American dances, along with the classical dances of India, Japan, and Indonesia"--Provided by publisher
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DLC
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1936-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shay, Anthony
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Dance
  • Dance
  • Dance
  • Sex in dance
Label
Dancing across borders : the American fascination with exotic dance forms, Anthony Shay
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-213) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Gateways -- "I nearly swooned" : empowering encounters of the exotic kind -- The early exotic dancers -- The recreational international folk dance movement -- Ethnomusicology and dance ethnology -- Part II. Genres -- Kolomania : Balkan dance as an American expression -- Belly dance : embodied orientalism -- Classical Asian dance : the arduous journey -- Latin American dances : sin and sex made safe
Control code
180881220
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vii, 223 pages
Isbn
9780786437849
Lccn
2008013472
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Dancing across borders : the American fascination with exotic dance forms, Anthony Shay
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-213) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Gateways -- "I nearly swooned" : empowering encounters of the exotic kind -- The early exotic dancers -- The recreational international folk dance movement -- Ethnomusicology and dance ethnology -- Part II. Genres -- Kolomania : Balkan dance as an American expression -- Belly dance : embodied orientalism -- Classical Asian dance : the arduous journey -- Latin American dances : sin and sex made safe
Control code
180881220
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vii, 223 pages
Isbn
9780786437849
Lccn
2008013472
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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