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Dance: Introduction


This guide will provide recommended library materials for your Dance research, and it will show you how to find more sources. Whether you're looking for books in the library, journals on the shelves, articles online, or online streaming multimedia, this guide helps you get started.

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Undergraduate Research in Dance

Undergraduate Research in Dance: A Guide for Students supplies tools for scaffolding research skills alongside examples of undergraduate research in dance scholarship.

Dance Imagery for Technique and Performance

Master teacher Eric Franklin's Dance Imagery for Technique and Performance, provides dancers and dance educators with a deep understanding of how they can use imagery to improve their dancing and artistic expression in class and in performance.

Hip Hop Dance

This guide provides an overview of the history of hip hop culture and an exploration of its dance style. This insightful book provides not only an overview of hip hop's distinctive dance style and steps, but also a historic overview of hip hop's roots as an urban expression of being left out of the mainstream pop culture, clarifying the social context of hip hop culture before it became a widespread suburban phenomenon.

Dance Composition Basics

Designed for beginning college-level dance composition courses and dance educators at the middle and high school levels, this textbook and DVD package highlights selected portions of original dance compositions by two noted choreographers. The works of Alonzo King (Chants and Dreamer) and Dwight Rhoden (Verge) are recorded and analyzed to sequence the choreographic process.

Making Caribbean Dance

Caribbean dance is a broad category that can include everything from nightclubs to sacred ritual. Making Caribbean Dance connects the dance of the islands with their rich multicultural histories and complex identities.

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Martha Smith
Subjects: History, Law