Dance

Dance

by DK Publishing
     
 

From pre-history to the present, from Africa to the Arctic, the human instinct to move in time to music and rhythm has long been celebrated through the art of dance. Dance contains everything readers need to know about the dance world, from the history of the tango to breakin', ballet, and the cha-cha-cha, to the influence of classic choreographers and

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From pre-history to the present, from Africa to the Arctic, the human instinct to move in time to music and rhythm has long been celebrated through the art of dance. Dance contains everything readers need to know about the dance world, from the history of the tango to breakin', ballet, and the cha-cha-cha, to the influence of classic choreographers and modern dancers, including Isadora Duncan, Fred Astaire, Justin Timberlake and Michael Jackson.

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Children's Literature - Judy Chernak
This lavishly illustrated photographic survey of the world's dances is part of the "Eyewitness Books" series and includes a wealth of information about everything related to mankind's oldest form of expression. From elaborate costuming to authentic makeup to social customs to the tilt of a finger or toe, the reader is swept into the entire world of dance. We are instructed in instruments, costuming, jewelry, masks, sets, choreographic styles and technique of the globe's most famous dancers. This book is an invaluable resource and a joy to discover.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756697976
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
08/20/2012
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
631,979
Product dimensions:
10.30(w) x 12.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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