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Black dance in America : a history through its people / by James Haskins.

Summary

Surveys the history of black dance in America, from its beginnings with the ritual dances of African slaves, through tap and modern dance to break dancing. Includes brief biographies of influential dancers and companies

Keywords

African American dance, America, Biography, History, Indexes, Slaves

Reading Levels

[No age range specified] / [No grade range specified]

Awards

  • Coretta Scott King Author Award (honor), 1991

Publication History