Journals Higher Education

$39.95

Hardcover

22 January 2010

464 Pages | 94 b/w halftones

7 X 10 inches

ISBN: 9780195390827


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Tap Dancing America

A Cultural History

Constance Valis Hill

  • the first comprehensive (and only up-to-date) history of tap dancing in its three-hundred-year evolution in America
  • Meticulously researched on the basis of a bevy of primary and secondary sources over 20 years by an author who is herself a tap dancer
  • Challenges the notion that tap "died" in the 1950s and 1960s
  • Foregrounds the contributions of women in tap dance, the history of which has otherwise privileged male soloists.
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