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Dance: Finding Books

Accessing Books

 

Books, Guides, Encyclopedias, etc.

 Chujoy, Anatole. The dance encyclopedia. New York, NY. Simon and Schuster, 1967.

Main Reference:  GV1585 .C5 1967

LC Call Numbers and Subjects

The Alabama State University Library (Levi Watkins Learning Center) uses the Library of Congress classification system. Dance materials generally fall within the range of GV 1580 - GV 1799. Within that range, some of the useful subdivisions for Theory & Philosophy of Dance are:

  • GV 1585 - Dictionaries, encyclopedias
  • GV 1588 - Philosophy (and theory)
  • GV 1589- Study and teaching
  • GV 1590-GV 1594 - General works
  • GV 1595 - Special aspects of the subject as a whole
  • GV 1597 - Dancing as a profession
  • GV 1600 - Dance criticism, appreciation
  • GV 1645-GV 1728 - Dance history (and historical dance)
  • GV 1743 - National dances. Folk dances and dancing (General)
  • GV 1746-GV 1771 - Social dancing. Ballroom dancing
  • GV 1781-GV 1795 - Theatrical dancing (Biography: GV 1785)
  • GV 1796 - Special dances.
  • M 1450 - Dance music
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