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Ragged but Right: Black Traveling Shows,   Coon Songs,   and the Dark Pathway to Blues and Jazz

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Ragged but Right: Black Traveling Shows, Coon Songs, and the Dark Pathway...

Lynn Abbott, Doug Seroff

Variety shows, music hall, cabaret; Music; Jazz; Blues; Black & Asian studies

Hardback

The commercial explosion of ragtime in the early twentieth century created previously unimagined opportunities for black performers.... [more]

$118.80

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The Complete Frankie Howerd

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The Complete Frankie Howerd

Robert Ross

Film, TV & Radio; Dance & Performing arts; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Titter ye not! ... Don't laugh! ... No Missus! ...Frankie Howerd's famous catch phrases stick in the memory like glue. Frankie's... [more]

$59.95

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Keyboardists Picture Chord Encyclopedia

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Keyboardists Picture Chord Encyclopedia

Leonard Vogler

Dance & Performing arts; Music; Keyboard instruments

Paperback

(Music Sales America). Every chord you'll ever need to play shown clearly in diagrams and notation. Special selection on inversions,... [more]

$31.95

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Physics and Dance

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Physics and Dance

Emily Coates, Sarah Demers

Dance; Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; Life sciences: general issues

Paperback

A fascinating exploration of our reality through the eyes of a physicist and a dancer--and an engaging introduction to both... [more]

$34.99

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Amazing Magic Tricks: To Confound and Astound

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Amazing Magic Tricks: To Confound and Astound

Chris Stone

Conjuring & magic; Magic, spells & alchemy; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Indoor games; Children's & Educational

Hardback

50 classic magic tricks to amuse and entertain your family and friends, including card tricks, coin tricks and sleight-of-hand... [more]

$19.99

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Theatre and Cancer

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Theatre and Cancer

Brian Lobel

Theatre Studies; Dance & Performing arts; Oncology

Paperback

This incisive and thoughtful new title in the Theatre And series confronts the difficult relationship between theatre and... [more]

$16.95

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Contemporary Circus

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Contemporary Circus

Katie Lavers (Skadada, Australia), Louis Patrick Leroux, Jon Burtt

Circus

Paperback

In this volume, twenty-four creators come together with three scholars to discuss Contemporary Circus, bridging the divide... [more]

$69.99

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Intercultural Acting and Performer Training

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Intercultural Acting and Performer Training

Phillip B. Zarrilli (University of Exeter, UK), T. Sasitharan (Intercultural Theatre Institute, Singapore), Anuradha Kapur (Abedkhar University Delhi, India)

Acting techniques; Dance & Performing arts

Paperback

Intercultural Acting and Performer Training is the first collection of essays from a diverse, international group of authors... [more]

$69.99

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The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018

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The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018

Coleen Scott

Theatre Studies; Dance; Other performing arts

Paperback

The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018 is the first volume to inclusively document burlesque costume from its birth in the 1860's... [more]

$77.99

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Making Site-Specific Theatre and Performance: A Handbook

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Making Site-Specific Theatre and Performance: A Handbook

Phil Smith

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Theatre direction & production; Theatre: technical & background skills; Dance & Performing arts

Paperback

This practical, accessible and far-reaching guide to making site-specific theatre and performance emphasises the diversity... [more]

$52.95

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Narrative in Performance

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Narrative in Performance

Barbara Sellers-Young, Jade Rosina McCutcheon

Theatre Studies; Dance

Paperback

A far-reaching and engaging overview of the role of narrative in dance and theatre performance, bringing together chapters... [more]

$54.95

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Grime Kids: The Inside Story of the Global Grime Takeover

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Grime Kids: The Inside Story of the Global Grime Takeover

DJ Target

Dance & Performing arts; Rap & Hip-Hop; Electronic music; Popular culture

Paperback

An explosive insider account of grime, from subculture to international phenomenon. Perfect for fans of Wiley, Dizzee Rascal... [more]

$24.99

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Women and Puppetry: Critical and Historical Investigations

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Women and Puppetry: Critical and Historical Investigations

Alissa Mello, Claudia Orenstein, Cariad Astles

Theatre Studies; Puppetry, miniature & toy theatre; Gender studies: women

Paperback

Women and Puppetry is the first publication dedicated to the study of women in the field of puppetry arts. It includes critical... [more]

$69.99

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Reframing the Musical: Race, Culture and Identity

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Reframing the Musical: Race, Culture and Identity

Sarah Whitfield

Theatre Studies; Theatre: individual actors & directors; Dance & Performing arts

Paperback

This critical and inclusive edited collection offers an overview of the musical in relation to issues of race, culture and... [more]

$54.95

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Drag

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Drag

Simon Doonan

Variety shows, music hall, cabaret; Popular culture; Gender studies, gender groups

Hardback

Drag is transformation, communication and, above all, exaggeration, where gender non-conformity is the plat du jour. This... [more]

$59.99

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Intercultural Acting and Performer Training

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Intercultural Acting and Performer Training

Phillip B. Zarrilli (University of Exeter, UK), T. Sasitharan (Intercultural Theatre Institute, Singapore), Anuradha Kapur (Abedkhar University Delhi, India)

Acting techniques; Dance & Performing arts

Hardback

Intercultural Acting and Performer Training is the first collection of essays from a diverse, international group of authors... [more]

$231.00

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The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018

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The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018

Coleen Scott

Theatre Studies; Dance; Other performing arts

Hardback

The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018 is the first volume to inclusively document burlesque costume from its birth in the 1860's... [more]

$231.00

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Comic Books Incorporated: How the Business of Comics Became the Business of Hollywood

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Comic Books Incorporated: How the Business of Comics Became the Business...

Shawna Kidman

Film theory & criticism; Dance & Performing arts; Graphic novels: history & criticism; Media studies; Media, information & communication industries

Paperback

Comic Books Incorporated tells the story of the US comic book business, reframing the history of the medium through an industrial... [more]

$56.99

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Improvisation in the Expressive and Performing Arts: The Relationship Between Shaping and Letting-Go

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Improvisation in the Expressive and Performing Arts: The Relationship Between...

Beliz Demircioglu

Dance; Creative therapy (eg art, music, drama)

Paperback

Drawing on the experiences of individuals in the expressive and performing arts, this book examines how we experience improvisation... [more]

$45.99

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Sounding the Dance, Moving the Music: Choreomusicological Perspectives on Maritime Southeast Asian Performing Arts

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Sounding the Dance, Moving the Music: Choreomusicological Perspectives on...

Mohd Anis Md Nor, Kendra Stepputat

Dance; Music: styles & genres

Paperback

Performing arts in most parts of Maritime Southeast Asia are seen as an entity, where music and dance, sound and movement,... [more]

$77.99

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Flamenco, Regionalism and Musical Heritage in Southern Spain

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Flamenco, Regionalism and Musical Heritage in Southern Spain

Matthew Machin-Autenrieth (University of Cambridge, UK)

Dance; Music: styles & genres

Paperback

Flamenco, Regionalism and Musical Heritage in Southern Spain explores the relationship between regional identity politics... [more]

$77.99

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Beijing Opera Costumes: The Visual Communication of Character and Culture

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Beijing Opera Costumes: The Visual Communication of Character and Culture...

Alexandra B Bonds

Theatre: technical & background skills; Other performing arts

Paperback

Beijing Opera Costumes: The Visual Communication of Character and Culture illuminates the links between theatrical attire... [more]

$112.00

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Undergraduate Research in Dance: A Guide for Students

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Undergraduate Research in Dance: A Guide for Students

Lynnette Young Overby (University of Delaware, USA), Jenny Olin Shanahan, Gregory Young (Montana State University, USA)

Theatre Studies; Dance

Paperback

Undergraduate Research in Dance: A Guide for Students supplies tools for scaffolding research skills alongside examples of... [more]

$69.99

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The Incomparable Hester Santlow: A Dancer-Actress on the Georgian Stage

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The Incomparable Hester Santlow: A Dancer-Actress on the Georgian Stage...

Moira Goff

Theatre Studies; Dance; History; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Paperback

In the first full-length study of the English dancer-actress Hester Santlow, Moira Goff focuses on her unusual career at Drury... [more]

$83.99

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The Spectacle of Illusion: Magic, the paranormal & the complicity of the mind

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The Spectacle of Illusion: Magic, the paranormal & the complicity of the...

Matthew L. Tompkins, Wellcome

Conjuring & magic; Social & cultural history

Hardback

'A spectacular treasury of treats. Page after page of utter joy: I can't tear my eyes away' - Derren Brown In The Spectacle... [more]

$39.99

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