Dance of the Sleepwalkers: The Dance Marathon Fad

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Dance of the Sleepwalkers - The Dance Marathon Fad *
  • Acknowledgments *
  • Contents *
  • Introduction 1
  • Part I - From Fad to Show Business *
  • Chapter One - The Fad 5
  • Chapter Two - The Dance Marathons 10
  • Chapter Three - The Walkathons 17
  • Part II - How Long Can They Last? *
  • Chapter Four - Poor Man's Night Club 54
  • Chapter Five - What's Your Story? 65
  • Chapter Six - Natural Heat, "Working Heat" 76
  • Part III - The Palace of Wasted Footsteps *
  • Chapter Seven - Dance of the Godfathers 122
  • Chapter Eight - The Glory Walk 130
  • Chapter Nine - Danse Macabre 139
  • Part IV - The Innocent Jail *
  • Chapter Ten - Dance of the Automatons 147
  • Chapter Eleven - The Dance of Death 153
  • Part V - Dance of the Daemons *
  • Chapter Twelve - The Manic Twenties 159
  • Chapter 13 - The Depressive Thirties 173
  • Part VI - The Dance Marathon Craze *
  • Chapter Fourteen - The Great American Sham 190
  • Chapter Fifteen - Dance Endurance Contest 198
  • Notes 203
  • Works Cited 206
  • Index 213
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