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World History of the Dance
More inclusive than any other art, the dance has been associated with every phase of human life. In relation to their historical setting the author deals with the magic powers attributed to the dance, and such motives as fertility, war, marriage and health. We read that the Indian divorces his wife in the dance and, when he is ill, dances to dispel the disease; and that on ...more
Paperback, 480 pages
Published April 17th 1963 by W. W. Norton & Company
(first published April 1963)
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