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Some of these titles are a part of the series Studies in Dance History.

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Performing Brazil
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Performing Brazil
Essays on Culture, Identity, and the Performing Arts
Edited by Severino J. Albuquerque and Kathryn Bishop-Sanchez
Spring 2015

The Body of the People
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The Body of the People
East German Dance since 1945
Jens Richard Giersdorf
Fall 2012

Dance and American Art
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Dance and American Art
A Long Embrace
Sharyn R. Udall
Spring 2012

Directing the Dance Legacy of Doris Humphrey
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Directing the Dance Legacy of Doris Humphrey
The Creative Impulse of Reconstruction
Lesley Main
Fall 2011

Composing while Dancing
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Composing while Dancing
An Improviser’s Companion
Melinda Buckwalter
Fall 2010

Steps in Time
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Steps in Time
The History of Irish Dance in Chicago
Kathleen M. Flanagan
Spring 2010

Urban Bush Women
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Urban Bush Women
Twenty Years of African American Dance Theater, Community Engagement, and Working It Out
Nadine George-Graves
Spring 2010

The Terminology of Irish Dance
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The Terminology of Irish Dance
Orfhlaith Ní Bhriain
Spring 2010

Close to the Floor
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Close to the Floor
Irish Dance from the Boreen to Broadway
Edited by Mick Moloney, J’aime Morrison, and Colin Quigley
Fall 2009

Dance and the Nation
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Dance and the Nation
Performance, Ritual, and Politics in Sri Lanka
Susan A. Reed
Fall 2009

Women’s Work
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Women’s Work
Making Dance in Europe before 1800
Edited by Lynn Matluck Brooks
Fall 2007

Before, Between, and Beyond
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Before, Between, and Beyond
Three Decades of Dance Writing
Sally Banes, Edited and with an introduction by Andrea Harris
Spring 2007

Dancing from Past to Present
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Dancing from Past to Present
Nation, Culture, Identities
Edited by Theresa Jill Buckland
Fall 2006

Kaiso!
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Kaiso!
Writings by and about Katherine Dunham
Edited by VèVè A. Clark and Sara E. Johnson
Fall 2005

How to Make Dances in an Epidemic
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How to Make Dances in an Epidemic
Tracking Choreography in the Age of AIDS
David Gere
Fall 2004

The Grotesque Dancer on the Eighteenth-Century Stage
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The Grotesque Dancer on the Eighteenth-Century Stage
Gennaro Magri and His World
Edited by Rebecca Harris-Warrick and Bruce Alan Brown
Fall 2004

Dancing Away an Anxious Mind
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Dancing Away an Anxious Mind
A Memoir about Overcoming Panic Disorder
Robert Rand
Fall 2004

Liebe Hanya
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Liebe Hanya
Mary Wigman’s Letters to Hanya Holm
Compiled and edited by Claudia Gitelman, Introduction by Hedwig Müller
Fall 2003

Reinventing Dance in the 1960s
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Reinventing Dance in the 1960s
Everything Was Possible
Edited by Sally Banes with the assistance of Andrea Harris, Foreword by Mikhail Baryshnikov
Spring 2003

Dancing Many Drums
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Dancing Many Drums
Excavations in African American Dance
Edited by Thomas F. DeFrantz
Fall 2001

Dancing Desires
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Dancing Desires
Choreographing Sexualities on and off the Stage
Edited by Jane C. Desmond
Spring 2001

Of, By, and For the People
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Of, By, and For the People
Dancing on the Left in the 1930s
Edited by Lynn Garafola, With a preface by Barbara Melosh
Fall 2000

Moving Lessons
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Moving Lessons
Margaret H'Doubler and the Beginning of Dance in American Education
Janice Ross
Fall 2000

Carlo Blasis in Russia (1861–1864)
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Carlo Blasis in Russia (1861–1864)
Elizabeth Souritz
Fall 2000

Ned Wayburn and the Dance Routine
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Ned Wayburn and the Dance Routine
From Vaudeville to the Ziegfeld Follies
Barbara Stratyner
Fall 2000

The Origins of the Bolero School
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The Origins of the Bolero School
Edited by Javier Suárez-Pajares and Xoán M. Carreira, Edited in English by Lynn Garafola
Fall 2000

Dancing in Montreal
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Dancing in Montreal
Seeds of a Choreographic History
Iro Tembeck
Fall 2000

Sharing the Dance
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Sharing the Dance
Contact Improvisation and American Culture
Cynthia J. Novack
Spring 1990

Dance
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Dance
A Creative Art Experience
Margaret N. H’Doubler, With a New Essay by Mary Alice Brennan
1957