Are you in Canada? Click here to proceed to the HK Canada website.

For all other locations, click here to continue to the HK US website.

Human Kinetics Logo

Purchase Digital Products

If you are looking to purchase an eBook, online video, or online courses please press continue

Booktopia Logo

Purchase Print Products

Human Kinetics print books are now distributed by Booktopia Publisher Services throughout Australia/NZ, delivered to you from their NSW warehouse. Please visit Booktopia to order your Human Kinetics print books.

Human Kinetics Logo

Purchase Courses or Access Digital Products

If you are looking to purchase online videos, online courses or to access previously purchased digital products please press continue.

Mare Nostrum Logo

Purchase Print Products or eBooks

Human Kinetics print books and eBooks are now distributed by Mare Nostrum, throughout the UK, Europe, Africa and Middle East, delivered to you from their warehouse. Please visit our new UK website to purchase Human Kinetics printed or eBooks.

Feedback IconFeedback
Cultural & Classical Forms: UMBC

Cultural & Classical Forms: UMBC

$29.60 USD
Access Duration: 10 Years

Available As

vitalsource bookshelf

Accessing our ebooks is as easy as 1-2-3

1. We email you an access code after you place your order.

2. You redeem the code on the VitalSource Bookshelf.

3. Enjoy!


    This custom ebook includes chapters from History of Dance, Second Edition. It has been designed for students taking the course Dance History 1: Cultural & Classical Forms (DANC 201) at University of Maryland–Baltimore County.


    Custom ebook for students taking the course Dance History 1: Cultural & Classical Forms (DANC 201) at University of Maryland–Baltimore County.

    Table of Contents

    Capturing Dance From the Past: An Introduction
    Dance at the Dawn of Time
    Dance in Ancient Civilizations
    Dance From the Middle Ages Through the Renaissance
    Dance at Court: The Late 16th and 17th Centuries
    Dance From Court to Theater: The 18th Century
    Romantic to Classical Ballet: The 19th Century
    Dance in the United States: The 17th Through 19th Centuries


    Gayle Kassing performed professionally in ballet, modern dance, and musical theater. She has a BFA in ballet and theater, an MA in modern dance, a PhD in dance and related arts from Texas Woman’s University, and an MAT in K-12 education with media. She has taught in universities and colleges in Nebraska, Illinois, and Florida; public schools; dance studios; and regional ballet companies. She is the lead author of Teaching Beginning Ballet Technique and Dance Teaching Methods and Curriculum Design and sole author of Interactive Beginning Ballet CD, History of Dance: An Integrated Arts Approach, Human Kinetics’ Interactive Dance Series: Beginning Ballet, and Discovering Dance. For the past 15 years, Kassing has been an acquisitions editor in the HPERD division at Human Kinetics. She presents at state, national, and international conferences and works as a dance consultant providing dance professional development workshops for K-12 and university dance educators. In 2010, she was the recipient of the National Dance Association Scholar/Artist, and in 2016 she was designated as the 2016-2017 National Dance Society Scholar. Kassing is a member of Nebraskans for the Arts.

    Customer Reviews

    No reviews yet