By Janet Adshead-Lansdale,June Layson
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This can be the tale of English nation Dance, from its 18th century roots within the English towns and nation-state, to its transatlantic jump to the U. S. within the twentieth century, informed by way of not just a popular historian but in addition a folks dancer, who has either immersed himself within the wealthy historical past of the folks culture and rehearsed its steps.
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Whereas there are books approximately people dances from person nations or areas, there isn’t a unmarried finished booklet on folks dances around the globe. This illustrated compendium deals the scholar, instructor, choreographer, historian, media critic, ethnographer, and normal reader an outline of the evolution and social and spiritual importance of people dance.
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