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WOMEN IN DANCE HISTORY
International Encyclopedia of Dance
This multivolume encyclopedia is the major reference work in the English language providing coverage of all aspects of world dance. It contains articles on cultural and technical dance topics, as well as articles about individual dance companies, types of dances, well-known ballets, and biographies of dancers and choreographers.
International Dictionary of Ballet
This two-volume encyclopedia provides lengthy, well-illustrated articles on individual artists, individual ballets, and specific ballet companies. Though international in scope, its emphasis is on Russia, Europe, and North America, where much of the development of classical ballet has taken place.
Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History
This multivolume encyclopedia covers the role women have played throughout world history in all fields of endeavor. It includes excellent articles on women in dance, including biographical articles about many influential women in the field of dance, both performers and choreographers.