Dancing Class

Gender, Ethnicity, and Social Divides in American Dance, 1890-1920
Product Number: EB00777964
Released: Oct 22, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780253028174
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Description

Tomko blazes a new trail in dance scholarship by interconnecting U.S. History and dance studies.... the first to argue successfully that middle-class U.S. women promoted a new dance practice to manage industrial changes, crowded urban living, massive immigration, and interchange and repositioning among different classes." —Choice From salons to dance halls to settlement houses, new dance practices at the turn of the century became a vehicle for expressing cultural issues and negotiating matters of gender. By examining master narratives of modern dance history, this provocative and insightful book demonstrates the cultural agency of Progressive-era dance practices.

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Author(s): Linda J. Tomko
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Jan 22, 2000

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