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Dance and Its Music in America, 1528-1789

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Published by Pendragon Pr .
Written in English


  • American history,
  • USA,
  • History,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Music,
  • Dance,
  • Dance music,
  • North America

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages697
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12239000M
ISBN 101576471276
ISBN 109781576471272

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