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Latin dance

Author: Elizabeth Drake-Boyt
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2011.
Series: American dance floor.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Overview: Latin dance and music have had a widespread influence upon the development of other social dance and music styles in the United States. As a result, Latin dance styles are among the most important dance forms in America. Latin Dance addresses every major style of Latin dance, describing the basic steps that characterize it as well as its rhythmic pace and time signature, and examining its development from  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Drake-Boyt
ISBN: 9780313376085 0313376085 9780313376092 0313376093
OCLC Number: 662405961
Description: xx, 161 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Series foreword --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1: Spanish Latin dances and others under the influence --
2: Tropical Latin dances --
3: That Latin beat: how Latin dance and music got into the United States --
4: That Latin beat: what they did when they got here --
5: Latin exhibition and art dance --
Conclusion --
Appendix 1: Online resources --
Appendix 2: Latin dance on film --
Glossary --
Selected bibliography --
Series Title: American dance floor.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Drake-Boyt.


This title in the American Dance Floor series provides an overview of the origins, development, and current status of Latin social dancing in the United States.  Read more...


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