October 28, 2021

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List of partner dance books

Listed below are books that describe the techniques of various partner dances.

1 Ballroom dancing
1.1 Basic books for the International Style
1.2 Advanced books for the International Style
1.3 Basic Books for the American Style
2 Partner and social dance research and scholarship
3 References
4 External links
Ballroom dancing
Basic books for the International Style
Alex Moore:
The Ballroom Technique
Ballroom Dancing, an elaboration on the above book (9th Edition, 1986, ISBN 0-7136-2794-8)
Popular Variations (numerous reprints and editions since 1954)
Victor Silvester, Modern Ballroom Dancing. Stanley Paul, London (first published 1928, 1993 edition ISBN 0-09-178193-0, current edition 2005)
Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD):
The Ballroom Technique, (numerous reprints and editions since 1948) originally based on a work of the same name by Alex Moore.
The Revised Technique of Latin-American Dancing, (reprints and editions since 1971)
Popular Variations in Latin-American Dancing, (1982)
Guy Howard, Technique of Ballroom Dancing
Walter Laird:
Technique of Latin Dancing
Technique of Latin Dancing Supplement
Advanced books for the International Style
Christopher R. Willis (FISTD):
Leading Competition Figures: Waltz and Foxtrot, ISBN 0991406214; ISBN 978-0991406210
Leading Competition Figures: Tango and Quickstep, ISBN 0991406222; ISBN 978-0991406227
Competition Figures: Charts and Footpatterns, ISBN 0991406230; ISBN 978-0991406234
Basic Books for the American Style
Matt Barber, Beginning Ballroom: Why’s, Do’s, Don’ts, and Shoes. (2011). ISBN 978-1-4535-5262-9 [1]
Richard M. Stephenson, Joseph Iaccarino, “Complete Book of Ballroom Dancing” (1992) Main Street Books, ISBN 0-385-42416-7
Jeffrey Allen, “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Ballroom Dancing”, 2nd edition 2006, ISBN 1-59257-577-3
Kaye Anderson “Fancy Dancing Series” 1992: Dance Action, PO Box 7162, Mesa, AZ 85216
Fancy Footwork: The Art of Round Dancing ISBN 0-9625895-3-5
Fancy Figures: Two-Step ISBN 0-9625895-1-9
Fancy Figures: Easy Level Waltz ISBN 0-9625895-2-7
Fancy Figures: Phase III Moderns (Foxtrot, Quickstep, Argentine Tango) ISBN 0-9625895-4-3
Fancy Figures: Phase III Latins (Cha Cha, Rumba, Mambo, Jive) ISBN 978-0-9625895-6-0
Partner and social dance research and scholarship
Juliet E. McMains (2006) “Glamour Addiction: Inside the American Ballroom Dance Industry” Wesleyan University Press, ISBN 0-8195-6774-4
The first in-depth study of the American DanceSport.[2][3]
Kristine M. McCusker, Diane Pecknold (2004) “A Boy Named Sue: Gender and Country Music”, University Press of Mississippi, ISBN 1-57806-678-6
About roles gender plays in creating and marketing the Country /Western musical and dance forms.