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Glamour addiction : inside the American ballroom dance industry

Author: Juliet E McMains
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this first in-depth study of the sport of ballroom dance, dancer and dance historian Juliet McMains explains the "Glamour Machine" that drives the thriving industry, delving into both the pleasures and perils of its seductions. She further explores the broader social issues invoked by American DanceSport: representation of Latinness, economics that often foster inequality, and issues of identity, including  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juliet E McMains
ISBN: 0819567744 0819567752 9780819567741 9780819567758 9780819567741
OCLC Number: 64595988
Description: xvii, 245 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: The glamour machine --
Representations of social dance: a genealogy of improvisation --
Brownface: representations of Latinness in Latin dance --
Exceeding the limits of competition: innovations in theatrical ballroom dance.
Other Titles: Glamor addiction
Responsibility: Juliet McMains.

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