About this book
Subtitled, "A History Of Classical Ballet From Its Origins To The Present". A groundbreaking history by a dancer turned historian and critic. Lavishly illustrated.
Presents a history of classical ballet which takes us from its origins in 18th century France through the Italian influence in the 19th century, the dominance of Russia in the late 19th and early 20th century, up to the present and ballet's uncertain future.