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1 Dance Terminologies: Their Epigraphical Interpretations

Hema Govindarajan

Harman Publishing House, New Delhi, India, 1993, 81-85151-78-4 / 9788185151786, First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good, 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 207 with numerous colour illustrations. 012980

Price: 12.00 USD
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2 Dancing for Themselves: Folk, Tribal and Ritual Dance of India

Mohan Khokar

Himalayan Books, New Delhi, India, 1987, 81-7002-003-4 / 9788170020035, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, Very Good, 24 x 33 Cm 
Printed Pages: 175 with colour and b/w plates. Slightly rubbed and scratched cover. 013472

Price: 50.00 USD
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3 India's Dances: Their History, Technique and Repertoire

Reginald Massey

Abhinav Publications, New Delhi, India, 2004, 81-7017-434-1 / 9788170174349, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 315 with numerous colour and plates. 013067

Price: 14.00 USD
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4 India's Dances: Their History, Technique and Repertoire

Reginald Massey

Abhinav Publications, New Delhi, India, 2004, 81-7017-434-1 / 9788170174349, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 315 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 003218

Price: 11.30 USD
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5 Indian Dance: The Ultimate Medicine

Shanta Serbjeet Singh (ed.)

Ravi Kumar Publisher, New Delhi, India, 2000, 81-87330-01-5 / 9788187330011, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 23 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 257 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 013422

Price: 65.00 USD
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6 Kuchipudi: Indian Classical Dance Art

Sunil Kothari and Avinash Pasricha

Abhinav Publications, New Delhi, India, 2001, 81-7017-359-0 / 9788170173595, First Edition, Hardbound, New, New, 23 Cms x 32 Cms 
Printed Pages: 247 with colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 001900

Price: 56.25 USD
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Monk Dancers of Tibet, Matthieu Ricard; Translated By Charles Hastings
7 Monk Dancers of Tibet

Matthieu Ricard; Translated By Charles Hastings

Shambhala, Boston, USA, 2003, 1-57062-974-9 / 9781570629747, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 21 Cms x 30 Cms Matthieu Ricard 
In the midst of the devastation that has been wrought on their culture, the monk dancers in the Shechen monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal, are devoted to preserving the sacred dances central to the Tantric tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. The dances, which originated in India and flourished for centuries in Tibet, are teaching stories—each mask, costume, movement, and gesture has a specific significance and embodies the values of Buddhism. The dances are the monks' spiritual gift to the lay community. The origin of the sacred Buddhist dance, or cham, goes back to the ninth century, when Guru Padmasambhava introduced Buddhism to Tibet. Through the ages, the practice has been advanced by great masters whose visionary experiences enriched and enhanced the dance forms. The sacred dances were then transmitted as accurately as possible by the masters' disciples from generation to generation. The dances are now preserved in exile in India, Nepal, and Bhutan, and have been presented in the West, by the monks of Shechen and other Tibetan monasteries, in the same spirit of sharing a profound inner experience. In vivid, full-color photos and illuminating text, the well-known author and photographer Matthiew Ricard reveals the painstaking preparations for and meanings behind the dances, as well as the intriguing history of this uniquely colorful teaching practice. Printed Pages: 128 with numerous colour photographs. 012008

Price: 29.95 USD
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New Directions in Indian Dance, Sunil Kothari (ed.)
8 New Directions in Indian Dance

Sunil Kothari (ed.)

Marg Publications, Mumbai, India, 2003, 81-85026-62-9 / 9788185026626, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 23 Cms x 29 Cms 
Printed Pages: 204 with numerous b/w and coloured illustrations. 000569

Price: 62.50 USD
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The Oxford Dictionary of Dance, Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell
9 The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell

Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India, 2004, 0-19-860765-2 / 9780198607656, Reissue, Paperback, New, 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
With over 2,500 entries covering all aspects of dance, this unique dictionary is the only one of its kind available. It is the most comprehensive and up-to-date dictionary of dance in paperback, ranging from classical ballet to the cutting edge of modern dance. It provides all the information necessary for dance fans to navigate the current diverse dance scene. During the last twenty years the boundaries of dance have been radically redrawn. There has been an explosion of new activity within traditional forms like ballet, a stream of new dance languages invented by fresh generations of choreographers, and there is a growing appreciation of cultural dance forms from around the world. Fans today are likely to attend performances as varied as Spanish flamenco, Indian bharata natyam, Japanese butoh, classical ballet, and post-modern dance. With an emphasis on performance - the dance we see in our theatres today - readers will find both fact and analysis on a wide range of subjects, from styles of dance and the history of dance companies and their productions, to dancers, choreographers, and technical terms. Printed Pages: 544. 010556

Price: 10.50 USD
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10 The World of Koochipoodi Dance


Shubhi Publications, Gurgaon, India, 2005, 81-8290-022-0 / 9788182900226, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 23 Cms x 32 Cms 
Printed Pages: 188 with numerous colour illustrations. 007390

Price: 85.00 USD
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