"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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|Size: ||3.2 MB|
|Publisher: ||Indiana University Press|
|Date published: || 2000|
|ISBN: ||9780253028174 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|