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Published by Routledge in London .

Written in English

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  • Limón, José.,
  • Modern dance -- United States.,
  • Choreographers -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Dancers -- United States -- Biography.

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Book details

Statementedited by June Dunbar.
GenreBiography.
SeriesChoreography and dance studies -- v. 21
ContributionsDunbar, June.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 166 p. :
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23092387M
ISBN 109057551217
ISBN 109789057551215

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He firmly established the importance of the male dancer in American modern dance through the heroes he created and the masculine movement style of his choreography for men.

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