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Designed for Dancing by Janet Borgerson and Jonathan Schroeder
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Designed for Dancing by Janet Borgerson and Jonathan Schroeder
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Oct 19, 2021 | ISBN 9780262044332

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“An intriguing look at social dance culture through a material lens. For scholars and aficionados of mid-20th-century popular culture.”
Library Journal

Table Of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction 1
1 Invitation to the Dance 21
2 The Drum 59
3 Let’s Learn to Dance 79
4 Time for Dancing 99
5 Folk Dances 117
6 Fashion: Dressed for Dancing 139
7 Calypso 157
8 Latin 175
9 Designed for Dancing 193
10 Let’s Go Out! 201
11 Waltz 221
12 Tango 233
13 Rhumba 245
14 Dream Dancing 253
15 Mambo 261
16 Merengue 273
17 Cha-Cha-Cha 283
18 Limbao 303
19 Hula 313
20 Square Dance 327
21 “Set Your Polka Feet A’Dancing” 343
22 Belly Dance 257
23 Mixing it Up: Hybrid Albums 375
24 The Twist 389
25 Dance Craze: Rock and Roll, Discotheque, and Soul 405
26 Dancing over a Lifetime 439
27 Let’s Have a Dance Party! 451
Notes 475
Bibliography 507
Index of Records 527
Index 533

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