By: Martin, John
New York, Tudor Publishing Co.: 1946
Seller ID: 003472
Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket
In magnificent pictures and vivid prose, the (former) distinguished dance critic of the New York Times traces the development of the dance from its primitive beginnings through folk and early pageants and spectacles, to the latest forms (for 1946) , and includes dance in films. His ability to access archives of dance history enabled him to collect an amazingly complete group of pictures illustrating all phases of the dance. There are more than 260 superb shots. The book is in four parts: Basic dance, in which the elemental nature of all dance is discussed simply and intimately; Dance for the S... View More...