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Author Knowles, Mark, 1954-

Title The wicked waltz and other scandalous dances : outrage at couple dancing in the 19th and early 20th centuries / Mark Knowles.

Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2009.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    793.33 KNO    Available
Description ix, 262 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-257) and index.
Summary "The book opens with a brief overview of anti-dance sentiment from around the fourth century to the present day. The waltz, perhaps the most beloved and most maligned social dance to come out of this period. It then explores the Charleston, the Tango, and Ragtime dances such as the Turkey Trot, Grizzly Bear, and Bunny Hug"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Ballroom dancing -- History -- 19th century.
Ballroom dancing -- History -- 20th century.
Ballroom dancing -- Social aspects -- History -- 19th century.
Ballroom dancing -- Social aspects -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780786437085 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786437081 (softcover : alk. paper)

 
    
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