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Folk dancing books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Folk dancing category. Presented with a red border are the Folk dancing books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Folk dancing books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


Recently Published

Dancing Across Borders The American Fascination with Exotic Dance Forms by Anthony Shay Dancing Across Borders The American Fascination with Exotic Dance Forms

Describes and analyzes the phenomenal popularity of exotic dance forms among mainstream Americans. This study examines the ways in which ethnic dancing has allowed many Americans to create exciting and romantic identities through dancing the dances of the exotic other,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/01/2018

Flamenco Conflicting Histories of the Dance by Michelle Heffner Hayes Flamenco Conflicting Histories of the Dance

Presents an analytical history that traces representations of flamenco dance in Spain and abroad from the twentieth century onwards, using flamenco histories, film appearances of flamenco, accounts of live performances, and interviews with practitioners to map the emergence of a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/01/2018

Caribbean Dance from Abakua to Zouk How Movement Shapes Identity by Caribbean Dance from Abakua to Zouk How Movement Shapes Identity

An overview of the Caribbean dances, from Abakua and Zouk, and the complex, fused, and layered cultures that gave birth to them. This book describes how dance shapes personal, communal, and national identity. It shows how Caribbean rhythms, dances, fragments...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/01/2018

A Time to Dance American Country Dancing from Hornpipes to Hot Hash by Richard Nevell A Time to Dance American Country Dancing from Hornpipes to Hot Hash


Format: Paperback - Released: 04/12/2017

Global Tarantella Reinventing Southern Italian Folk Music and Dances by Incoronata Inserra Global Tarantella Reinventing Southern Italian Folk Music and Dances

Tarantella, a genre of Southern Italian folk music and dance, is an international phenomenon--seen and heard in popular festivals, performed across the Italian diaspora, even adapted for New Age spiritual practices. The boom in popularity has diversified tarantella in practice...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017

Global Tarantella Reinventing Southern Italian Folk Music and Dances by Incoronata Inserra Global Tarantella Reinventing Southern Italian Folk Music and Dances

Tarantella, a genre of Southern Italian folk music and dance, is an international phenomenon--seen and heard in popular festivals, performed across the Italian diaspora, even adapted for New Age spiritual practices. The boom in popularity has diversified tarantella in practice...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/10/2017

Dance Halls of Spanish Louisiana, The by Sara Harris Dance Halls of Spanish Louisiana, The

Follow the story of one of America's most unique immigrant communities! The Islenos of Louisiana, Spanish Canary Islanders who immigrated to Louisiana in the late 18th century, are one of the most unique ethnic groups in the American South. They...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

Scottish Dance A Celebration of Scottish Dancing by 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...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Coming Soon

Turkish Delights Traditional Music and Dance by Rita Faelli Turkish Delights Traditional Music and Dance


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/01/2018

Incredible India -- Classical Dance by Sonal Mansingh Incredible India -- Classical Dance


Format: Hardback - Released: 09/02/2018

Other books in this genre

European Folk Dance by Joan Lawson European Folk Dance


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2017

European Folk Dance by Joan Lawson European Folk Dance


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2017

Gaelic Cape Breton Step-Dancing An Historical and Ethnographic Perspective by John G. Gibson Gaelic Cape Breton Step-Dancing An Historical and Ethnographic Perspective

Placing the phenomenon of Gaelic Cape Breton step-dancing into an historical perspective.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/07/2017

Salpuri-Chum, a Korean Dance for Expelling Evil Spirits A Psychoanalytic Interpretation of its Artistic Characteristics by Eun-Joo Lee, Yong-Shin Kim Salpuri-Chum, a Korean Dance for Expelling Evil Spirits A Psychoanalytic Interpretation of its Artistic Characteristics
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This book is a study of Salpuri-Chum, a traditional Korean dance for expelling evil spirits. The authors examine the origins and practice of the dance focusing on traditional music, movements, and clothing.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2017

A Simple Story The Last Malambo by Leila Guerriero A Simple Story The Last Malambo


Format: Paperback - Released: 07/02/2017

The Encyclopedia of World Folk Dance by Mary Ellen Snodgrass The Encyclopedia of World Folk Dance

The Encyclopedia of World Folk Dance offers the student, teacher, choreographer, historian, media critic, ethnographer, and general reader an overview of the evolution and social and religious significance of folk dance.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2016

The Haumana Hula Handbook by Mahealani Uchiyama The Haumana Hula Handbook


Format: Paperback - Released: 22/06/2016

Call to the Dance: An Experience of the Socio-Cultural World of Traditional Breton Music and Dance by Desi Wilkinson Call to the Dance: An Experience of the Socio-Cultural World of Traditional Breton Music and Dance

Over the course of the 40 years between 1970 and 2010 Britany has experienced an intense revival of activity in the area of vernacular traditional music performance and social dancing. Circle dancing there is arguably the most popularly enjoyed community...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2016

The Fire Knife Dance The Story Behind the Flames Ta'alolo to Nifo'oti by Pulefano F L Galea\'i The Fire Knife Dance The Story Behind the Flames Ta'alolo to Nifo'oti


Format: Paperback - Released: 11/12/2015

Flamenco and Bullfighting Movement, Passion and Risk in Two Spanish Traditions by Adair Landborn Flamenco and Bullfighting Movement, Passion and Risk in Two Spanish Traditions

Dance researcher and movement analyst Adair Landborn introduces readers to the ongoing discussion in Spanish scholarship about the links between flamenco dance and bullfighting, and then moves deeper into the heart of these two quintessentially Spanish arts from the perspective...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2015

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