Dance: A Very Social History
by Carol McD. Wallace, et al.
Publisher: The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1986
Number of pages: 129
The authors of this book take readers into the world of dance and performing. The book surveys the history of dance, examines the development of ball gowns and other dancing costumes, and discusses the depiction of dance in art.
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