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International Encyclopedia of Dance: 6-Volume Set Paperback – December 23, 2004

ISBN-13: 978-0195173697 ISBN-10: 0195173694 Edition: Slp

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 4048 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press; Slp edition (December 23, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0195173694
  • ISBN-13: 978-0195173697
  • Product Dimensions: 11.9 x 10.4 x 9.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 23 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,295,638 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews


"By far the most ambitious reference work in the history of dance publishing... a monument of scholarship... an indispensable foundation for any serious dance library."--Toronto Star

"For size, scope, and quality of scholarship, there simply isn't anything comparable to theInternational Encyclopedia of Dance... A distinguished editorial board, headed by Selma Jeanne Cohen, and hundreds of experts in dance, anthropology, art, music, folklore, philosophy and other fields have produced a singular work. From Abraxas to the Zurich Ballet... Mark Morris to morris dancing... a remarkable variety of dances, dancers and dance topics are represented... There has never been a dance reference work with such a wide ranging outlook presented in such a carefully planned and executed format... indispensable."--RBB/Booklist

"Choreographers, balletomanes, dance historians, Fred Astaire fanatics--all will covet this encyclopedia for its handy assessment of great works and global dance styles... [a] dazzling debut performance."--Wall Street Journal

"[T]his set takes a place among the great subject encyclopedias as the first work to consult for authoritative information on a discipline."--Choice

"Provides unparalleled access to information on dance and dancers."--Library Journal Best Reference

About the Author

Selma Jeanne Cohen received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. She studied dance with Martha Graham and Jose Limon, among others, and was editor of Dance Perspectives magazine.

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