Dance Marathons: Performing American Culture in the 1920s and 1930s

Dance Marathons: Performing American Culture in the 1920s and 1930s

by Carol Martin, Carol Martin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0878057013

ISBN-13: 9780878057016

Pub. Date: 08/01/1994

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi

How the craze of exhausting marathon dancing mirrored America's struggle to outlast social problems of the era  See more details below

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How the craze of exhausting marathon dancing mirrored America's struggle to outlast social problems of the era

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878057016
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
Publication date:
08/01/1994
Series:
Performance Studies, Expressive Behavior Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.15(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.75(d)

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Table of Contents

Illustrations
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1Common Heroes3
2The Dance Derby of the Century22
3For No Good Reason40
4Private Fantasy and Public Ambivalence68
5Hal J. Ross: Cunning, Smart, and Slick87
6The National Endurance Amusement Association111
7Unnegotiable Realities129
Appendix147
Notes161
Sources171
Index177

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