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Half a century of dance research

Gertrude Prokosch Kurath

Half a century of dance research

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by Gertrude Prokosch Kurath

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Published by Cross Cultural Dance Resources in Flagstaff, Ariz. (518 S. Agassiz St., Flagstaff 86001) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dance.,
  • Indian dance.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gertrude Prokosch Kurath.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1599 .K87 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 436 p. :
    Number of Pages436
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2341618M
    LC Control Number86234836

    2 days ago  Celebrating its first half-century, the book tells the story of a manufacturer that helped define high-end audio, with the sole purpose of elevating the sound quality of music in the home. William Zane “Bill” Johnson established Audio Research in , basing its products on what was then considered by many to be obsolete technology: vacuum tubes.   Celebrating its first half-century, the book tells the story of a manufacturer that helped define high-end audio, with the sole purpose of elevating the sound quality of music in the home. William Zane “Bill” Johnson established Audio Research in , basing its products on what was then considered by many to be obsolete technology: vacuum. Abstract Many people used dance as a way of expressing themselves throughout the 20th century. When the American society experienced a major event, such as a war, it appeared that the dance style also changed. One style would be created and suddenly, a few years later, the music would change and an entirely different style would appear.


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