Cancan! by David Price

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Cancan! is a comprehensive history of this dance in its social context. The author examines political changes and their effects on the evolution of the dance, the sexual morality of the times, prostitution, the growing emancipation of women toward the end of the nineteenth century, changes in women's fashions, and development in the arts. Illustrated.
 

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Published June 1, 1998 by Cygnus Arts. 213 pages
Genres: History, Arts & Photography, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction