Dance History Products

  • Scottish Dance Beyond 1805

    Reaction and Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Patricia H Ballantyne

    Scottish Dance Beyond 1805 presents a history of Scottish music and dance over the last 200 years, with a focus on sources originating in Aberdeenshire, when steps could be adapted in any way the dancer pleased. The book explains the major changes of how dance was taught, and performed by…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

  • Pina Bausch’s Aggressive Tenderness

    Repurposing Theater through Dance, 1st Edition

    By Telory D. Arendell

    Pina Bausch’s Aggressive Tenderness: Repurposing Theater through Dance maps Bausch’s pieces alongside methodologies of key theater and film practitioners. This book includes discussion of a variety of Bausch pieces, including Sacre du Printemps (Rite of Spring 1975), Kontakthof (Meeting Place 1978…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05 
    Routledge

  • The Dancing God

    Staging Hindu Dance in Australia, 1st Edition

    By Amit Sarwal

    The Dancing God: Staging Hindu Dance in Australia charts the sensational and historic journey of de-provincialising and popularising Hindu dance in Australia. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, colonialism, orientalism and nationalism came together in various combinations to…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Dance Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Thomas, Stacey Prickett

    The Routledge Companion to Dance Studies maps out the key features of dance studies as the field stands today, while pointing to potential future developments. It locates these features both historically—within dance in particular social and cultural contexts—and in relation to other academic…

    Hardback – 2019-11-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Choreographing Shakespeare

    Dance Adaptations of the Plays and Poems, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Klett

    Choreographing Shakespeare presents a hitherto unexplored history of the choreographers and performers who have created dance adaptations of Shakespeare. This book investigates forty dance works in genres such as ballet, modern dance, and hip-hop, produced between 1940 and 2016 by choreographers…

    Paperback – 2019-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Dance, Modernism, and Modernity

    1st Edition

    By Ramsay Burt, Michael Huxley

    This collection of new essays explores connections between dance, modernism, and modernity by examining the ways in which leading dancers have responded to modernity. Burt and Huxley examine dance examples from a period beginning just before the First World War and extending to the mid-1950s,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • The Costumes of Burlesque

    1866-2018, 1st Edition

    By Coleen Scott

    The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018 is the first volume to inclusively document burlesque costume from its birth in the 1860’s through the global burlesque movement in 2018. This lushly illustrated book presents the history and development of this American art form by documenting the origins,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Undergraduate Research in Dance

    A Guide for Students, 1st Edition

    By Lynnette Young Overby, Jenny Olin Shanahan, Gregory Young

    Undergraduate Research in Dance: A Guide for Students supplies tools for scaffolding research skills alongside examples of undergraduate research in dance scholarship. Dance can be studied as an expressive embodied art form with physical, cognitive, and affective domains, and as an integral part of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Undergraduate Research Series

  • The Routledge Dance Studies Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Jens Richard Giersdorf, Yutian Wong

    The Routledge Dance Studies Reader has been expanded and updated, giving readers access to thirty-seven essential texts that address the social, political, cultural, and economic impact of globalization on embodiment and choreography.  These interdisciplinary essays in dance scholarship consider a…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • History Dances

    Chronicling the History of Traditional Mandinka Dance, 1st Edition

    By Ofosuwa M. Abiola

    The field of history is founded on the interrogation of written documents from the past. However, culture is the center of life in Africa. As a result, in the past – and to a degree in the present – the process for documenting events in Africa was not written, it was performed. History Dances:…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to Butoh Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce Baird, Rosemary Candelario

    The Routledge Companion to Butoh Performance provides a comprehensive introduction to and analysis of the global art form butoh. Originating in Japan in the 1960s, butoh was a major innovation in twentieth century dance and performance, and it continues to shape-shift around the world. Taking…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Anna Halprin

    2nd Edition

    By Libby Worth, Helen Poynor

    Anna Halprin traces the life's work of this radical dance-maker, documenting her early career as a modern dancer in the 1940s through to the development of her groundbreaking approach to dance as an accessible and life-enhancing art form. Now revised and reissued, this book: sketches the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

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