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Dance: Getting Started

WELCOME -Dance 101 (Shah)

Beginnings - Reference Sources



International Encyclopedia of Dance Scholarly encyclopedia of just dance topics.  Any word typed into this db will be related to dance.  

Encyclopedia of Religion -  encyclopedia for religion; e-book searchable.

Grove Music Online - music is intimately related to dance and performance.  The Grove music is an excellent ancillary source for dance-topic issues.


Oxford Reference [Sources] - collection of scholarly online reference sources from Oxford University Press.  You can select "performing arts" as a subcategory.

Gale EBooks - collection of scholarly online reference sources from Gale publishers.  Search key word.


Other recommended Guiides

Asian Studies - there are also guides for individual countries at Duke Library Guides page

Sexualities Studies - Guide for Women's Studies and Gender identification studies

Theater Studies - Other aspects of performative research

Subject Guide

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