The Oxford Dictionary of Dance
Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell
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There is an amazing variety of types, styles, and genres of dancing ' from street to disco, to folk dancing and ballroom. Some are recent inventions, stemming from social and political changes, whilst others have origins as old as civilisation itself. Do you know your Jive from your Jazz, your Salsa from your Samba? Read on to discover the surprisingly controversial origins of the Waltz, and the dark history of the American Tango.
Posted on April 29, 2017
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