By Susan Kelly,Zhang Li
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This is often 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 via not just a popular historian but in addition a people dancer, who has either immersed himself within the wealthy heritage of the folks culture and rehearsed its steps.
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