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2 edition of Traditional American dance book found in the catalog.

Traditional American dance book

Rick Meyers

Traditional American dance book

includes a special clogging section

by Rick Meyers

  • 39 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by R. Meyers in Portland, Or. (1827 S.E. 76th, Portland 97215) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Folk dancing -- United States.,
    • Dance for children.,
    • Clog-dancing -- United States.,
    • Folk dancing -- United States -- History.,
    • Folk dance music -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementby Rick Meyers.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1623 .M49 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 131 p. :
      Number of Pages131
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2601814M
      LC Control Number85159356

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