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The Oxford dictionary of dance by Debra Craine

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementDebra Craine, Judith Mackrell.
SeriesOxford paperback reference (p. [525]-527)
ContributionsMackrell, Judith.
LC ClassificationsGV1585 .C78 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 527 p. ;
Number of Pages527
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23140673M
ISBN 100198607652
LC Control Number2005270537

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