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The contributions of Martha Hill to American dance and dance education, 1900-1995 [electronic resource] / Elizabeth McPherson ; with a foreword by Joseph W. Polisi.

By: McPherson, Elizabeth M.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Lewiston [N.Y.] : Edwin Mellen Press, c2008Description: 1 online resource (vi, 179 p., 28 p. of plates) : ill.ISBN: 9780773421479 (electronic bk.); 0773421475 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Hill, Martha, 1900-1995 | Dance teachers -- United States -- Biography | Dance -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Modern dance -- United States -- History | Hill, Martha T�anzerin | Tanzerziehung | Tanz | Hill, Martha | Tanz | Tanzerziehung | USA | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General | PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / Classical & Ballet | PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / Modern | PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / ReferenceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Contributions of Martha Hill to American dance and dance education, 1900-1995.DDC classification: 792.8092 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
An overview of the history of dance in higher education in the United States -- Hill's youth and early career: growing up in the Bible Belt (1900-1930) -- Developing a dance program in the School of Education in New York University (1930-1951) -- Establishing a place for dance in a liberal arts setting at Bennington College (1932-1951) -- Moving dance into mainstream American thought at the Bennington School of the Dance and the Connecticut College School of the Dance/American Dance Festival (1934-1952) -- Creating and nurturing a conservatory program in dance at Juilliard (1951-1995) -- Martha Hill through the eyes of her students -- Hill's legacy.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-173) and index.

An overview of the history of dance in higher education in the United States -- Hill's youth and early career: growing up in the Bible Belt (1900-1930) -- Developing a dance program in the School of Education in New York University (1930-1951) -- Establishing a place for dance in a liberal arts setting at Bennington College (1932-1951) -- Moving dance into mainstream American thought at the Bennington School of the Dance and the Connecticut College School of the Dance/American Dance Festival (1934-1952) -- Creating and nurturing a conservatory program in dance at Juilliard (1951-1995) -- Martha Hill through the eyes of her students -- Hill's legacy.

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