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Most popular Folk dancing books

The most popular Folk dancing books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Irish Dancing: The Festival Story
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Scottish Dance: A Celebration of Scottish Dancing
A perfect introduction to the world of Scottish dance written by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, including a short history of Scottish dancing. The book takes you through simple ceilidh moves to more complex formations and set dances, illustrated through diagrams and photos.
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Simple Story: In Search of Argentina's Gaucho Dancers
The story of a dancer's attempt to win the biggest contest of his life
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Flamenco Nation: The Construction of Spanish National Identity
How did flamenco-a song and dance form associated with both a despised ethnic minority in Spain and a region frequently derided by Spaniards-become so inexorably tied to the country's culture? Sandie Holguin focuses on the history of the form and how reactions to the performances transformed from disgust to reverance over the course of two centuries.
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Gypsies and Flamenco: The Emergence of the Art of Flamenco in Andalusia, Interface Collection Volume 6
This definitive work on the contribution of the Gypsies to the development of flamenco traces their influences on music from their long migration from India, through Iran, Turkey, Greece, and Hungary, to their persecution in Spain. This new updated edition provides fuller explanations of some of the technical terms and a biographical dictionary.
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Ruven Afanador: Angel Gitano: The Men of Flamenco
An evocative celebration of the men of gypsy flamenco culture, from one of contemporary photography's most gifted artists.
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Performing Englishness: Identity and Politics in a Contemporary Folk Resurgence
Looks in detail at the growth in popularity and profile of the English folk arts in the first decade of the twenty-first century -- .
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Global Tarantella: Reinventing Southern Italian Folk Music and Dances
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Dance Halls of Spanish Louisiana, The
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Styling Blackness in Chile: Music and Dance in the African Diaspora
In Styling Blackness in Chile, Juan Eduardo Wolf explores the multiple ways that Black individuals in Arica have performed music and dance to frame their Blackness in relationship to other groups of performers--a process he calls styling.
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Indian Dances for Beginners