Here are a list of great encyclopedias and reference books available in the library. Most are in print and some are available online. The number next to each book is the call number. This is how you will locate the book in the book stacks. All dance books will be located on the 5th Floor South.
DO YOU NEED AN INTRODUCTION TO DANCE CONCEPTS, ARTISTS, OR MOVEMENTS?
Start with this encyclopedia:
International Encyclopedia of Dance - With nearly 2,000 articles written by scholars from fifty countries, the Encyclopedia covers the full spectrum of dance—theatrical, ritual, dance-drama, folk, traditional, ethnic, and social dance. Cultural and national overviews are accompanied by entries on dance forms, music and costumes, performances, and biographies of dancers and choreographers.
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