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Twentieth century ballet

A. H. Franks

Twentieth century ballet

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ballet -- History,
  • Choreography -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1954 ed.

    Statement[by] A. H. Franks.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1787 .F73 1971
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 228 p.
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5754968M
    ISBN 100837139260
    LC Control Number71097382

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