By Sam Gill,Richard Carp,Rebecca Sachs Norris
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This can be the tale of English kingdom Dance, from its 18th century roots within the English towns and geographical region, to its transatlantic jump to the U. S. within the twentieth century, advised by means of not just a well known historian but in addition a people dancer, who has either immersed himself within the wealthy background of the folks culture and rehearsed its steps.
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