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"Dancing in the Streets" Ehrenreich, Barbara (2007) Granta, London; ISBN 978-1-86207-954-0.


"The Dance of Life" Ellis, Havelock (1923) Houghton Mifflin, Boston.


"Social Dance: A short History" Franks, Arthur Henry (1963) Routledge and Kegan Paul, London.


"Dance Band Days around Manchester" Pritchard, Frank (1988) Publisher: Neil Richardson, Manchester; ISBN 1-85216-023-3.


"Dance in Society: An analysis of the relationship between the social dance and society, in England, from the middle ages to the present day" Rust, Frances (1969) Routledge and Keagan Paul, London.


"Modern Ballroom Dancing" Silvester, Victor (2005) Ebury Publishing; ISBN 0-0919-05095 (first published in 1977 by Barrie and Jenkins).


"Salsa: musical heartbeat of Latin America" Steward, Sue (1999) Thames and Hudson, London.

Thompson (Highly Recommended by www.DanceWith.co.uk)

"Dancing Through Time: Western Social Dance in Literature, 1400-1918: Selections / compiled by Allison Thompson" Thompson, Allison (1998) McFarland and Company; ISBN 0-7864-0480-9.


"The Story of British Popular Dance" Wainwright, Lyndon (1996) Publisher: International Dance Publications, Brighton; ISBN 0-900326-35-2.

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External Links

Dance with History web links:

An American Ballroom Companion: Dance Instruction Manuals 1490-1920 from the US Library of Congress.

Brief Histories of Dancing from centralhome.com.

Sketched History of western social dance from earthlydelights.com.au.

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