Appreciating Dance: A Guide to the World's Liveliest Art

3.17 avg rating
( 23 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780871273185: Appreciating Dance: A Guide to the World's Liveliest Art
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Written for the dance novice, this reference is a concise history of all forms of dance. Detailing the development of dance from its earliest beginnings, this guide covers the intersection of dance and religion, social dance, ballet, modern dance, tap, jazz, film and theatrical dance, and contemporary dance. This fourth edition has been thoroughly revised and includes a chapter on dance in the new millennium, along with lists of the social dances of Europe and America, basic ballet terminology, Hollywood movie-musicals, dance organizations, suggested readings, and filmographies. Brief biographies of notable dancers and choreographers who have contributed to each form of dance are also included.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Harriet Lihs is a professional dancer who has performed with the Radio City Ballet Company and the Brooklyn Ballet. She is an associate professor of dance at Lamar University. She lives in Beaumont, Texas.

Review:

"This is tailor-made for Generation @ and Twitter folks. It can fit into one's laptop carrier, dance bag, or carryall."  —Attitude: The Dance Magazine

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Lihs, Harriet
ISBN 10: 0871273187 ISBN 13: 9780871273185
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2009. PAP. Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IB-9780871273185

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 26.25
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Lihs, Harriet
ISBN 10: 0871273187 ISBN 13: 9780871273185
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2009. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # TI-9780871273185

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 26.25
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Lihs, Harriet
ISBN 10: 0871273187 ISBN 13: 9780871273185
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. Brand New. Seller Inventory # 0871273187

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 27.86
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.60
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Harriet R Lihs
Published by Princeton Book Company, United States (2010)
ISBN 10: 0871273187 ISBN 13: 9780871273185
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Princeton Book Company, United States, 2010. Paperback. Condition: New. 4th Revised edition. Language: English . Brand New Book. Appreciating Dance , written for the dance novice, is a concise, thorough, and accurate history and current picture of all forms of dance. It gives a brief biography of many of the notable dancers and choreographers who have contributed to each form of dance, and provides, in a nutshell, the information needed to expand the enjoyment of performance. It also details the development of dance from its earliest beginnings, and covers the intersection of dance and religion, social dance, ballet, modern dance, tap, jazz, film and theatrical dance, and contemporary dance. The chapters include: Origins and Definitions; Dance and Religion; Ballet: From the Royal Courts to Theatrical Dance; Modern Dance: New Voices, New Ideas; Tap, Jazz, Musical and Film Dance: The American Originals; and, Contemporary Dance: Intertwining Threads, Careers in Dance and Current Issues. Seller Inventory # AAS9780871273185

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 31.93
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Harriet R Lihs
Published by Princeton Book Company, United States (2010)
ISBN 10: 0871273187 ISBN 13: 9780871273185
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Princeton Book Company, United States, 2010. Paperback. Condition: New. 4th Revised edition. Language: English . Brand New Book. Appreciating Dance , written for the dance novice, is a concise, thorough, and accurate history and current picture of all forms of dance. It gives a brief biography of many of the notable dancers and choreographers who have contributed to each form of dance, and provides, in a nutshell, the information needed to expand the enjoyment of performance. It also details the development of dance from its earliest beginnings, and covers the intersection of dance and religion, social dance, ballet, modern dance, tap, jazz, film and theatrical dance, and contemporary dance. The chapters include: Origins and Definitions; Dance and Religion; Ballet: From the Royal Courts to Theatrical Dance; Modern Dance: New Voices, New Ideas; Tap, Jazz, Musical and Film Dance: The American Originals; and, Contemporary Dance: Intertwining Threads, Careers in Dance and Current Issues. Seller Inventory # AAS9780871273185

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 32.27
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Lihs, Harriet
Published by Princeton Book Company 9/1/2009 (2009)
ISBN 10: 0871273187 ISBN 13: 9780871273185
New Paperback or Softback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Princeton Book Company 9/1/2009, 2009. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Appreciating Dance: A Guide to the World's Liveliest Art. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS-9780871273185

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 33.24
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Lihs, Harriet
Published by Princeton Book Company (2009)
ISBN 10: 0871273187 ISBN 13: 9780871273185
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Save With Sam
(North Miami, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Princeton Book Company, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # 0871273187

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 32.49
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Harriet Lihs
ISBN 10: 0871273187 ISBN 13: 9780871273185
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
ReadWhiz
(Portland, OR, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. Seller Inventory # ria9780871273185_ing

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 35.55
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Lihs, Harriet
Published by Princeton Book Company (2009)
ISBN 10: 0871273187 ISBN 13: 9780871273185
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Princeton Book Company, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # 0871273187

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 34.61
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Harriet R Lihs
Published by Princeton Book Company, United States (2010)
ISBN 10: 0871273187 ISBN 13: 9780871273185
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Princeton Book Company, United States, 2010. Paperback. Condition: New. 4th Revised edition. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Appreciating Dance , written for the dance novice, is a concise, thorough, and accurate history and current picture of all forms of dance. It gives a brief biography of many of the notable dancers and choreographers who have contributed to each form of dance, and provides, in a nutshell, the information needed to expand the enjoyment of performance. It also details the development of dance from its earliest beginnings, and covers the intersection of dance and religion, social dance, ballet, modern dance, tap, jazz, film and theatrical dance, and contemporary dance. The chapters include: Origins and Definitions; Dance and Religion; Ballet: From the Royal Courts to Theatrical Dance; Modern Dance: New Voices, New Ideas; Tap, Jazz, Musical and Film Dance: The American Originals; and, Contemporary Dance: Intertwining Threads, Careers in Dance and Current Issues. Seller Inventory # BZV9780871273185

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 36.78
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book