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Tap Dancing America: A Cultural History

  • Author: Hill, Constance Valis
By book's end, the reader will come away with an understanding of tap dance in the way one would expect from a similar study on American painting, opera or jazz. Hill writes with authority, yet... More…

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$42.75

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Estimated despatch time 2 - 4 weeks

Contents

  • Foreword by Dianne Walker
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: Trickster Gods and Rapparees (1650-1900)
  • Chapter 2: Buck-and-Wing (Turn of the Century)
  • Chapter 3: Over-the-Top and In-the-Trenches (Teens)
  • Chapter 4: Simply Full of Jazz (Twenties)
  • Chapter 5: Swing Time (Thirties)
  • Chapter 6: Jumpin' Jive (Forties)
  • Chapter 7: Beat, Bebop, Birth of the Cool (Fifties)
  • Chapter 8: Tap Happenings (Sixties)
  • Chapter 9: Nostalgia, and All That Tap (Seventies)
  • Chapter 10: Black and Blue (Eighties)
  • Chapter 11: Noise and Funk (Nineties)
  • Chapter 12: Hoofing in Heels (Millennium)
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index