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Dance in America

A Reader's Anthology

by Mindy Aloff and Robert Gottlieb

Hardcover, 651 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $40 |

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Featuring acclaimed dancers, choreographers and critics, as well as major literary figures, traces the evolution of dance in America, from ballet and social dancing to Native American rituals and African American improvisations all of which combined to create something new.