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Ballroom, boogie, shimmy sham, shake : a social and popular dance reader / edited by Julie Malnig.

Malnig, Julie. (Editor).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Library Reserve Desk GV1781 .B35 2009 37684001089897 Library Reserve Desk Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780252033636
  • ISBN: 0252033639
  • ISBN: 9780252075650
  • ISBN: 025207565X
  • Physical Description: xii, 377 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2009.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Faculty reserve.
Material for LMAS-223 (Marshall).
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Historical precedents: Our national poetry : the Afro-Chesapeake inventions of American dance / Jurretta Jordan Heckscher -- Civilizing of America's ballrooms : the revolutionary war to 1890 / Elizabeth Aldrich -- Just like being at the zoo : primitivity and ragtime dance / Nadine George-Graves -- Apaches, tangos, and other indecencies : women, dance, and New York nightlife of the 1910s / Julie Malnig -- Evolving styles: Reality dance : American dance marathons / Carol Martin -- Trianon and on : reading mass social dancing in the 1930s and 1940s in Alberta, Canada / Lisa Doolittle -- Negotiating compromise on a burnished wood floor : social dancing at the Savoy / Karen Hubbard and Terry Monaghan -- Rumba then and now : quindembo / Yvonne Daniel -- Embodying music/disciplining dance : the mambo body in Havana and New York City / David F. García -- Rocking around the clock : teenage dance fads from 1955 to 1965 / Tim Wall -- Beyond the hustle : 1970s social dancing, discotheque culture, and the emergence of the contemporary club dancer / Tim Lawrence -- Theatricalizations of social dance forms: Thousand raggy, draggy dances : social dance in Broadway musical comedy in the 1920s / Barbara Cohen-Stratyner -- From Bharata Natyam to bop : Jack Cole's "modern" jazz dance / Constance Valis Hill -- From Busby Berkeley to Madonna : music video and popular dance / Sherril Dodds -- Dance archaeology of Rennie Harris : hip-hop or postmodern? / Hakifu Osumare -- Contemporary scene: C'mon to my house : underground house dancing / Sally R. Sommer -- Dancing Latin/Latin dancing : salsa and dancesport / Juliet McMains -- Louisiana gumbo : retention, Creolization, and innovation in contemporary Cajun and zydeco dance / May Gwin Waggoner -- Multiringed cosmos of krumping : hip-hop dance at the intersections of battle, media, and spirit / Chrisitina Zanfagna.
Summary, etc.:
"This dynamic collection documents the rich and varied history of social dance and the multiple styles it has generated, while drawing on some of the most current forms of critical and theoretical inquiry. The essays cover different historical periods and styles; encompass regional influences from North and South America, Britain, Europe, and Africa; and emphasize a variety of methodological approaches, including ethnography, anthropology, gender studies, and critical race theory."--Back cover.
Subject: Dance > History.
Dance > Social aspects.

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