David Price

Cancan! by David Price (London: Cygnus Arts, 1998), £27.50.

This is the book for anyone interested in the naughty Parisian dance that took shape in the mid-19th century and is still going strong today. Lavishly illustrated with photographs, paintings and cartoons, the book covers the social milieu in which the dance developed and the various personalities involved in popularizing it.

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