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Empire of Enchantment: The Story of Indian Magic

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Empire of Enchantment: The Story of Indian Magic

John Zubrzycki

Conjuring & magic; History; Asian history; Psychic powers & psychic phenomena; Mysticism, magic & ritual

Paperback

A vibrant narrative of India's magical traditions and their journey across the world [more]

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And Then We Danced: A Voyage into the Groove

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And Then We Danced: A Voyage into the Groove

Henry Alford

Theatre Studies; Dance; Social & cultural anthropology; Humour

Hardback

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James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction

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James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction

Randall Frakes, Brooks Peck, Sidney Perkowitz, Matt Singer, Lisa Yaszek

Film theory & criticism; Film & movie: styles & genres; Dance & Performing arts; Literature: history & criticism; Reference works

Hardback

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Platform Paper 54: Young People and the Arts

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Platform Paper 54: Young People and the Arts

Sue Giles

Theatre Studies; Other performing arts

Paperback

Expectations around theatre for young people are too prescribed today. Adults have long-held views on what works are appropriate... [more]

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The Beauty of Her Age: A Tale of Sex, Scandal and Money in Victorian England

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The Beauty of Her Age: A Tale of Sex, Scandal and Money in Victorian England...

Jenifer Roberts

Ballet; Biography: arts & entertainment; History; Social & cultural history

Paperback

The story of a French ballerina who became richer than the Queen. Jenifer Roberts unearths this fascinating story of sex,... [more]

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Inseparable: The Original Siamese Twins and Their Rendezvous with American History

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Inseparable: The Original Siamese Twins and Their Rendezvous with American...

Yunte Huang

Other performing arts; Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas

Hardback

With wry humour, Shakespearean profundity and trenchant insight, Yunte Huang brings to life the story of the famous Siamese... [more]

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All That Jazz: The Life and Times of the Musical Chicago

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All That Jazz: The Life and Times of the Musical Chicago

Ethan Mordden (freelance author)

Theatre Studies; Film, TV & Radio; Film & movie: styles & genres; Other performing arts; Musicals

Hardback

Author Ethan Mordden tells the full story of Chicago - a play, a silent film, a talkie remake, a musical, and a movie musical... [more]

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Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet from the Rule of the Tsars to Today

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Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet from the Rule of the...

Simon Morrison

Ballet; History

Paperback

On a freezing night in January 2013, an assailant hurled acid in the face of the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet,... [more]

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A Body of Work: Dancing to the Edge and Back

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A Body of Work: Dancing to the Edge and Back

David Hallberg

Theatre Studies; Ballet; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

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Lysicrates and Martin: Two arts patrons of history return to give again

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Lysicrates and Martin: Two arts patrons of history return to give again...

The Lysicrates Foundation

Theatre Studies; Other performing arts

Hardback

Starting with the birth of democracy and theatre in ancient Athens, Lysicrates and Martin transports you to today's Australia,... [more]

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Charlatan: The Dishonest Life and Dishonoured Loves of Thomas Guthrie Carr

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Charlatan: The Dishonest Life and Dishonoured Loves of Thomas Guthrie Carr...

Catherine Jinks

Conjuring & magic; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; True crime; Hypnosis

Paperback

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The Mysterious Mr Jacob: Diamond Merchant, Magician and Spy

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The Mysterious Mr Jacob: Diamond Merchant, Magician and Spy

John Zubrzycki

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Conjuring & magic; Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Colonialism & imperialism

Paperback

It was a scandal that rocked the highest echelons of the British Raj. In 1891, a notorious jeweller and curio dealer from... [more]

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Play School Story Time: Volume 2

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Play School Story Time: Volume 2

Dance & Performing arts; Children's & Educational

CD-Audio

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Octonauts: The Dolphin Reef Rescue And Other Stories

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Octonauts: The Dolphin Reef Rescue And Other Stories

Full Cast

Dance & Performing arts; Children's & Educational

CD-Audio

Join the team of adventure heroes who dive right into action &ndash; the fourth collection of episodes adapted from the immensely... [more]

$24.95

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Fifty: Half a century of Australian Dance Theatre

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Fifty: Half a century of Australian Dance Theatre

Maggie Tonkin

Theatre Studies; Contemporary dance; Social & cultural history

Hardback

When Elizabeth Cameron Dalman founded Australian Dance Theatre in 1965, she set out to create a company that would be radical,... [more]

$75.00

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Card Tricks: The Royal Road to Card Magic

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Card Tricks: The Royal Road to Card Magic

Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue

Conjuring & magic; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Card games

Paperback

First published in 1948 by Harper and Bros. --Title page verso. [more]

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Mao's Last Dancer

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Mao's Last Dancer

Li Cunxin, Li Cunxin

Ballet; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

The international bestselling memoir of a world-renowned artist's defection from China to America. [more]

$24.99

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The Happiest Refugee

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The Happiest Refugee

Anh Do

Other performing arts; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Humanities

CD-Audio

Anh Do nearly didn't make it to Australia. His entire family came close to losing their lives on the sea as they escaped from... [more]

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Performing Indigenous Culture on Stage and Screen: A Harmony of Frenzy

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Performing Indigenous Culture on Stage and Screen: A Harmony of Frenzy

Marianne Schultz

Theatre Studies; Dance & Performing arts; Dance; Music; Social & cultural history; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects

Hardback

Examining corporeal expressions of indigenousness from an historical perspective, this book highlights the development of... [more]

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Fitzgerald Brothers Circus

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Fitzgerald Brothers Circus

Gillian Arrighi

Circus; History

Paperback

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Doll Trilogy: Kid Stakes, Other Times, Summer of the Seventeenth Doll

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Doll Trilogy: Kid Stakes, Other Times, Summer of the Seventeenth Doll

Ray Lawler

Dance & Performing arts; Plays & playscripts

Paperback

First published: 1978. Previous revised editions: 1985, 1987, and 2001. [more]

$34.99

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The Faber Pocket Guide to Ballet

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The Faber Pocket Guide to Ballet

Luke Jennings, Deborah Bull

Theatre Studies; Ballet

Paperback

The essential, easy-to-use classical ballet guide - spanning nearly two centuries of classical dance - with entries for more... [more]

$21.99

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My Life

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My Life

Isadora Duncan

Dance; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

A remarkable account of a wildly artistic life, finally restored to its unexpurgated form, with a revealing new introduction... [more]

$25.95

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Theatre Under Louis XIV: Cross-Casting and the Performance of Gender in Drama, Ballet and Opera

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Theatre Under Louis XIV: Cross-Casting and the Performance of Gender in...

Julia Prest

Theatre Studies; Dance & Performing arts; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; Literary studies: poetry & poets

Paperback

This book explores the fascinating phenomenon of cross-casting and related gender issues in different theatrical genres and... [more]

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Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: A Life in Dance

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Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: A Life in Dance

Christina Gallea Roy

Theatre Studies; Ballet; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

Australian ballerina Christina Gallea Roy and German dancer- choreographer Alexander Roy meet while rehearsing with an American... [more]

$36.95  $12.00

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