Skip to content
You are not logged in |Login  
Limit search to available items
Record:   Prev Next
More Information
BookPrinted Material
Author Knowles, Mark, 1954-

Title The wicked waltz and other scandalous dances : outrage at couple dancing in the 19th and early 20th centuries / Mark Knowles.

Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2009.

Item Status

Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  GV1751 .K66 2009    Available  ---
Description ix, 262 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-257) and index.
Summary "The book opens with a brief overview of anti-dance sentiment from around the fourth century to the present day. The waltz, perhaps the most beloved and most maligned social dance to come out of this period. It then explores the Charleston, the Tango, and Ragtime dances such as the Turkey Trot, Grizzly Bear, and Bunny Hug"--Provided by publisher.
Contents The waltz -- The animal dances -- The tango -- The charleston.
Subject Ballroom dancing -- History -- 19th century.
Ballroom dancing -- History -- 20th century.
Ballroom dancing -- Social aspects -- History -- 19th century.
Ballroom dancing -- Social aspects -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780786437085 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786437081 (softcover : alk. paper)