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Dance -

Related category: Music & Performing Arts
Related booklists: Brazilian Music and Dance, Irish Music and Dance,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 11 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book World of Dance: A Barefoot Collection by Heidi E.Y. Stemple, illustrated by Helen Cann
    World of Dance: A Barefoot Collection - by Heidi E.Y. Stemple, illustrated by Helen Cann

    £12.99   book with CD   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781782858621 | ISBN 10: 1782858628

    This gorgeous, global collection of 8 tales will enchant young dancers, introducing them to waltz, Noh dancing, limbo, flamenco, polka, belly dancing, Scottish reels and Malian dance through the stories.  Eight pages of illustrated endnotes explain ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nijinsky: A Life by Lucy Moore
    Nijinsky: A Life - by Lucy Moore

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781846686191 | ISBN 10: 1846686199

    The first major biography for forty years tells the tragic story of ballet's great revolutionary, Nijinsky - now in paperback.   'He achieves the miraculous,' the sculptor Auguste Rodin wrote of dancer Vaslav Nijinsky. 'He embodies all the bea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dancing with Cats by Burton Silver and Heather Busch
    Dancing with Cats - by Burton Silver and Heather Busch

    £9.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781452128337 | ISBN 10: 1452128332

    The cult classic is back! This petite 15th anniversary hardcover reissue keeps all the original mystery and magic of cat dancing delightfully intact.   Perpetually ahead of its time, Dancing with Cats presents scores of delightful and inspiri ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dance Claimed Me: A Biography of Pearl Primus by Peggy and Murray Schwartz
    The Dance Claimed Me: A Biography of Pearl Primus - by Peggy and Murray Schwartz

    £19.00   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780300187939 | ISBN 10: 0300187939

    Pearl Primus (1919-1994) blazed onto the dance scene in 1943 with stunning works that incorporated social and racial protest into their dance aesthetic. In The Dance Claimed Me, Peggy and Murray Schwartz, friends and colleagues of Primus, offer an in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Gypsy: A Life of Freedom, A Time of Secrets by Roxy Freeman
    Little Gypsy: A Life of Freedom, A Time of Secrets - by Roxy Freeman

    £6.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781849833448 | ISBN 10: 1849833443

    Born in 1979, Roxy Freeman grew up travelling around Ireland and England in a traditional horse-drawn wagon with her mother and father and six siblings. Life was harsh but it was a childhood of freedom spent in harmony with nature. Roxy didn't know h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Heart of Tango by Elia Barceló, translated by David Frye
    Heart of Tango - by Elia Barceló, translated by David Frye

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781849164078 | ISBN 10: 184916407x

    Natalia is to be married to a German sailor much older than herself, but two days before the wedding she meets Diego, a mysterious young dancer, and they fall immediately in love. When he serenades her on the eve of the ceremony, Natalia's father unw ... more

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  • Cover image of book Raising Dust: A Cultural History of Dance in Palestine by Nicholas Rowe
    Raising Dust: A Cultural History of Dance in Palestine - by Nicholas Rowe

    £31.50   hardback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781845119430 | ISBN 10: 1845119436

    Dance in Palestine has a history as complex and contentious as the land itself. Whether dismissed as bacchantic madness by Bible tourists in the 19th Century, revived and glorified by Zionists, Pan-Arabists and Palestinian Nationalists in the 20th Ce ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mao
    Mao's Last Dancer - by Li Cunxin

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780141040226 | ISBN 10: 014104022x

    Raised in a desperately poor village during the height of China's Cultural Revolution, Li Cunxin's childhood revolved around the commune, his family and Chairman Mao's Little Red Book.  Until, that is, Madame Mao's cultural delegates came in se ... more

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  • Cover image of book Strength: Broadsides from Disability on the Arts by Paddy Masefield
    Strength: Broadsides from Disability on the Arts - by Paddy Masefield

    £19.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781858563800 | ISBN 10: 1858563801

    This remarkable book is the first to focus on disability arts. Drawn from over 50 of the author’s speeches, it eschews the historical charity based, patrician assumptions about disabled people and the barriers and prejudices that have kept them invis ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Queer History of the Ballet by Peter Stoneley
    A Queer History of the Ballet - by Peter Stoneley

    £27.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780415972802 | ISBN 10: 0415972809

    Designed for students, scholars and general readers with an interest in dance and queer history, A Queer History of the Ballet focuses on how, as makers and as audiences, queer men and women have helped to develop many of the texts, images, and legen ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sweat Your Prayers: Movement as Spiritual Practice by Gabrielle Roth
    Sweat Your Prayers: Movement as Spiritual Practice - by Gabrielle Roth

    £15.50   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9780717129492 | ISBN 10: 0717129497

    In Sweat your Prayers, internationally acclaimed movement and theatre artist, author and music producer Gabrielle Roth brings to us the ground-breaking insights of her lifetime of teaching personal and spiritual development.  Her cutting-edge wo ... more

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