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Dance: Getting Started

WELCOME - Dance 101 (Shah) students

Beginnings - Reference Sources

International Encyclopedia of Dance - Scholarly encyclopedia of just dance topics.  Any word typed into this db will be related to dance. Also in database form and hard copy.

Oxford Reference [Sources] - collection of scholarly online reference sources.  Select "performing arts" as a subcategory.

Encyclopedia of Religion [e-book] - database scholarly encyclopedia for religion; e-book, which means it's in a pdf-style format.

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


Specialized Reference


Gale World Biography Online - aggregate of biographies pieces from many different biographies




Other recommended Guiides


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

Theater Studies - Other aspects of performative research

Subject Guide

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