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Dance: Starting Your Paper

WELCOME: Dance and Theatre of Asia

Style Manuals

Manuals of Style - Style manuals are the rules on how citations should be uniformly written. There are a number to choose from.

Chicago Manual of Style - The Chicago Manual of Style is preferred by most humanities departments, include Dance.


The full library list of online style manuals is available at CITING SOURCES:  STYLE MANUALS FOR DUKE STUDENTS.

Writing Art History Papers


Fraleigh, Sondra Horton. Researching dance: evolving modes of inquiry. Lilly Library GV1589 .R47 1999
  - A key work in dance research.  Disucsses research approaches and materials.

Franco, Susanne. Dance discourses: keywords in dance research. Lilly Library GV1589 .D5716 2007
  - Deals with concepts in the social sciences and humanities as related to dance, e.g., gender, identity, politics

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