tango and other up-to-date dances a practical guide to all the latest dances, tango, one step, innovation, hesitation, etc. by J. S. Hopkins

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This manual is an excellent source for ragtime era dances including the one step, tango, Brazilian maxixe, and hesitation waltz. The book is richly illustrated with more than twenty photos of many famous exhibition ballroom couples such as Irene and Vernon Castle, and Maurice and Florence Walden.

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Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text.

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Statementdescribed step by step by J. S. Hopkins; illustrated with photographs posed by Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Castle, Joseph C. Smith ... and many other famous dancers.
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LC ClassificationsGV1755 .H6
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p.l., 13-137 p. incl. illus., plates, ports. front., double pl.
Number of Pages137
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Open LibraryOL6567446M
LC Control Number14010455

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The Tango and Other Up-to-Date Dances Hardcover – January 1, by J. Hopkins (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: J. Hopkins. The tango and other up-to-date dances a practical guide to all the latest dances, tango, one step, innovation, hesitation, etc | Library of Congress.

Book. print | 3 p.l., p. incl. illus., plates, ports. front., double pl. 19 cm. | described step by step by J. Hopkins; illustrated with photographs posed by Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Castle, Joseph C. Smith and many other famous dancers.

The tango and other up-to-date dances; a practical guide to all the latest dances, tango, one step, innovation, hesitation, etc. [J S Hopkins] -- This manual is an excellent source for ragtime era dances including the one step, tango, Brazilian maxixe, and hesitation waltz. The book is richly illustrated with more than twenty photos of many.

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Created / Published The Saalfield Publishing Co., Chicago, [c], monographic. Hopkins, J. () The Tango and Other Up-To-Date Dances a Practical Guide to All the Latest Dances, Tango, One Step, Innovation, Hesitation, Etc. [The Saalfield Publishing Co., Chicago, monographic] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, MLA citation style: Hopkins, J.

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