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  • Nouveau manuel complet de la danse ou, Traité théorique et pratique de cet art depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'à nos jours

    Book. print | 2 p.l., iv, 111, [1] p. 16 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Librairie Encyclopédique De Roret - Blasis, Carlo
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1866

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  • Traitté contre les danses.

    An early example of an antidance treatise, this manual provides a foundation for arguments that continued to the end of the nineteenth century--that dancing is a sin against God. Much of Boiseul's argument is based on biblical examples (chapters and verses are noted in the margins of each page). While acknowledging that dance is mentioned in the Bible, the author is quick to point ...

    • Contributor: Boiseul, Jean - Les Heritiers De Hierosme Havltin
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1606

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  • Dancing

    Book. print | xvii, 454 p. front., illus. (incl. music) plates. 19 cm. | Short contributions by Mrs. Wordsworth, Miss Middleton, the Hon. Mrs. Armytage and the Countess of Ancaster. First edition, 1895. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Longmans, Green - Frazer, (Lily Grove) (Lady) - Frazer
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1907

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  • An appeal to all Christians, especially the members of the Methodist Episcopal Church, against the practice of social dancing

    Book. print | iv, [5]-66 p. 15 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: P. M. Pinckard - Jones, John G. (John Griffing) - Jones, John G.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1867

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  • The tango and other up-to-date dances a practical guide to all the latest dances, tango, one step, innovation, hesitation, etc

    Book. print | 3 p.l., 13-137 p. incl. illus., plates, ports. front., double pl. 19 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: The Saalfield Publishing Co. - Hopkins, J. S.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1914

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  • The social dance

    Book. print | 32 p. 20 cm. | Cover title. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: The Author - Adams, R. A. (Revels Alcorn) - Adams, R. A.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1921

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  • The art of dancing its theory and practice

    Book. print | 149, [7] p. front. (port.) illus., plates. 20 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed by Arcade Print Shop - Clendenen, F. Leslie (Frank Leslie) - Clendenen, F. Leslie
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1919

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  • Dancers and dancing a calm and rational view of the dancing question

    Book. print | 3 p.l., 5-44 p. front. (port.) 19 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Cumberland Presbyterian Publishing House - Hubbert, J. M. (James Monroe) - Hubbert, J. M.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1901

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  • La danse et la gymnastique

    Book. print | 1 p.l., [18] p. 22 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Akademia Raymond Duncan - Duncan, Raymond
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1914

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  • The dance, ancient and modern

    Book. print | 32 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Moore
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1900

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  • How to become successful teachers of the art of dancing, in conjunction with how to manage a favor-german

    Book. print | 32 p. diagrs. 24 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: [Kraft & Stern, Printers] - Grant, Horatio N.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1893

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  • Tratado dos principaes fundamentos da dança, obra muito util, naõ sómente para esta mocidade, que quer aprender a dançar bem, mas ainda para as pessoas honestas, e polidas, as quaes ensina as ...

    Portuguese dancing master Bonem's manual borrows from the work of contemporary French sources, including dancing masters Guillaume-Louis Pecour and Pierre Rameau. The manual's fourteen chapters focus on dance in the court of Louis XIV and include discussion on feet positions, bows appropriate for various occasions, and the steps and arm positions for the minuet.

    • Contributor: Bonem, Natal Jacome - Na Officina Dos Irmaõs Ginhoens
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1767

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  • La danse ancienne et moderne, ou Traité historique de la danse.

    This three-volume work on dance history describes dance from its origins through the court fêtes of Louis XIV. Volume one stresses the importance of studying the theories of all the arts and covers the dance history of numerous ancient civilizations including Greek, Roman, Turkish, and Egyptian. Volume two describes the renaissance of the arts and the origins of ballet to 1610. Volume three focuses ...

    • Contributor: Cahusac, Louis De - Chez J. Neaulme
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1754

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  • The modern dance and what shall take its place

    Book. print | 15 p. illus. (port.) 23 cm. | Cover title. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Centre Reporter Printing Office - Drumm, Melvin C.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1921

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  • The terpsichorean monitor

    Book. print | 39 p. 9 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: E. A. Johnson & Co., Printers - Greene, William E.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1889

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  • The perfect art of modern dancing

    Book. print | 1 p.l., 65 p. illus. 15 cm. | Cover title. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Butterick Publishing Co. - Witherspoon, Edna
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1894

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  • Modern dancing: in the light of Scripture and facts

    Book. print | v, 7-104 p. 19 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Baptist Book Concern - Gardner, William W.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1893

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  • La danse Comment on dansait, comment on danse

    Book. print | ix, 418 p. front., illus., plates (part col.) 28 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Garnier Frères - Charbonnel, Raoul
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1899

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  • The gentleman & lady's companion containing the newest cotillions and country dances, to which is added, instances of ill manners, to be carefully avoided by youth of both sexes

    Book. print | 24 p. ; 13 cm. (12mo) | Signatures: [A]℗ B♯ C℗ D♯. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed by J. Trumbull
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1798

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  • Traité de la danse contenant la théorie et l'histoire des danses anciennes et modernes. Avec toutes les figures les plus nouvelles du cotillon

    Book. print | 1 p.l., 206 p. illus. 16 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: H. Delarue Et Cie - Desrat, G.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1900

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  • Dancing as a Christian amusement

    Book. print | 36 p. 16 cm. | On cover: "No. 189." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Presbyterian Board of Publication - Heckman, George C.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1879

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  • Clendenen's treatise on elementary and classical dancing

    Book. print | 174, [2] p. front. (port.) illus., pl. 21 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Instructor Publishing Co. - Clendenen, F. Leslie (Frank Leslie) - Clendenen, F. Leslie
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1903

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  • The public dance halls of Chicago

    Book. print | 13 p. 23 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: The Juvenile Protective Association of Chicago - Bowen, Louise De Koven
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1917

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  • Dancing at home and abroad

    Book. print | 104 p. 20 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: O. Ditson & Co. - Cleveland, C. H. (Jr) - Cleveland, C. H.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1878

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  • A treatise on the art of dancing.

    Originally published in 1762 and reissued in 1765, this work borrows heavily from previously published materials, including the works of Locke, Goldini, and especially John Weaver's 1712 An Essay towards a history of dancing. Gallini (1728-1805) presents a history of dance, arguments for learning the art of dance, and a discourse on the minuet. Especialy interesting are Gallini's comments on European and non-European dance, ...

    • Contributor: Gallini, Giovanni Andrea - Printed for the Author and Sold by R. Dodsley [Etc.]
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1772

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