Publisher description for Ballet & modern dance : a concise history / Jack Anderson.


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Now expanded and updated, this second edition of the original bestseller is an engaging interpretation of dance history—from the Ancient Greeks and European royal courts to the rise of the “American“ ballet and the explosion of modern dance. Short profiles, an extensive bibliography, a helpful index, and selections from primary sources are also included.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Ballet -- History.
Modern dance -- History.