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Ballet class : an American history / Melissa R. Klapper.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)

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Bethlehem Main Library 792.807 (Text) 33062009269623 New Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780190908683
  • ISBN: 0190908688
  • Physical Description: xvii, 403 pages : illustrations, including 6 unnumbered pages of photographs ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2020]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Overture -- First movements. -- A (very selective) early history of ballet in America -- Ballet class -- The Russians are coming: The impact of European teachers on American ballet class -- Brought to you by the Ford Foundation: Mid-Century innovation and the dance boom -- Themes and variations. -- Up a steep and very narrow stairway: Teachers, studios, and the business of ballet -- Race and ballet in America: A troubled/troubling history -- Yes, boys take ballet class too -- Diplomates of dance: Ballet and higher education -- An art or a sport? Recitals and competitions -- Ballet bodies -- Think pink: Ballet and girl culture -- Ballet and popular culture in America.
Subject: Ballet > United States > History.
Ballet > Social aspects > United States.
Ballet > Study and teaching > United States > History.

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