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Author Borgerson, Janet, author.

Title Designed for dancing : how midcentury records taught Americans to dance / Janet Borgerson and Jonathan Schroeder.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2021]

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Description x, 540 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Invitation to the dance -- The drum -- Let's learn to dance -- Time for dancing -- Folk dances -- Fashion : dressed for dancing -- Calypso -- Latin -- Designed for dancing -- Let's go out! -- Waltz -- Tango -- Rhumba -- Dream dancing -- Mambo -- Merengue -- Cha-cha-cha -- Limbo -- Hula -- Square dance -- "Set your polka feet a'dancing" -- Belly dance -- Mixing it up : hybrid albums -- The twist -- Dance craze : rock and roll, discotheque, and soul -- Dancing over a lifetime -- Let's have a dance party!
Summary "This book presents a visually compelling collection of vintage dance record covers from the golden age of album cover design and discusses their contribution to the story of American identity"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Dance music -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Dance -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Dance music -- United States -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- United States -- 1951-1960 -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- United States -- 1961-1970 -- History and criticism.
Sound recordings -- Album covers -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Added Author Schroeder, Jonathan E., 1962- author.
ISBN 9780262044332 (hardcover)
0262044331 (hardcover)

 
    
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