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Dance: A Very Social History

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Dance: A Very Social History
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Publisher: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN/ASIN: 0300200625
Number of pages: 129

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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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