Helpful Resources

I. Books

  1. (General) Denniston, Christine. The Meaning of Tango: The Story of the Argentinian Dance. London: Portico, 2007.

  2. (History) Castro, Donald S. 1991. The Argentine Tango as a Social History 1880 – 1955: The Soul of the People. Lampeter, Dyred, Wales: The Edwin Meller Press, Ltd.

  3. (Gender) Castro, Donald.  1994. Women in the World of Tango, ed. Gertrude M. Yeager. Wilmington, Delaware: Scholarly

II. Websites

General:

  1. http://www.todotango.com/english/Home.aspx

  2. http://tangovoice.wordpress.com/

History and Maps:

  1. http://www.allaboutar.com/history.htm

  2. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/1196005.stm

  3. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/argentina/history

How to Read Tango Record Labels!:

  1. http://users.telenet.be/tangoteca/tango_sellos/index.html

Musicians and Orchestra Phylogeny:

  1. http://www.tejastango.com/tango_music_beginning.html (Beginning Tango Dancer Musicians Guide)

  2. http://project-tango.info/cellspace/dj/Tango-timeline_1.jpg (Musicians Timeline)

  3. http://www.tejastango.com/milongas_djsrole.html (How to DJ)

  4. http://www.tangomusicology.com/wordpres/

    Lyrics and Translations:

  1. http://letrasdetango.wordpress.com/ (English/Spanish)

  2. http://www.tangoletras.com.ar/index.php (Spanish)

Tango Floor craft and Etiquette:

  1. http://www.tango-dj.at/dancing/codigos.htm

  2. http://argentinetangoclubofberkeley.com/codesofconduct/

Lunfardo:

  1. http://www.clubdetango.com.ar/ (Spanish)

Cine, Danza:

  1. http://www.elportaldeltango.com.ar/frnews.htm (Spanish)

Shoes:

  1. http://www.commeilfaut.com.ar/home.php

  2. http://www.neotangoshoes.com

  3. http://www.verytangostore.com/

  4. http://www.turquoise.me/

  5. http://darcosdanceshoes.com/

Blogs:

  1. http://www.mytangodiaries.com/

  2. http://www.oxygentango.com/blog/

  3. https://www.facebook.com/Terpsichoral/

  4. http://confessionsofatangodancer.blogspot.com/

  5. http://tango-therapist.blogspot.com/

  6. http://movementinvitesmovement.wordpress.com/

  7. https://www.facebook.com/terpsichoral.tangoaddict


  1. Articles

  1. Whiny Ruffians and Rebellious Broads: Tango as a Spectacle of Eroticized Social Tension

Marta E. Savigliano

Theatre Journal

Vol. 47, No. 1 (Mar., 1995), pp. 83-104

Published by: The Johns Hopkins University Press

Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3208807


  1. Globalization and the Tango

Chris Goertzen and María Susana Azzi

Yearbook for Traditional Music

Vol. 31, (1999), pp. 67-76

Published by: International Council for Traditional Music

Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/767974


  1. The Popular Roots of the Argentine Tango

Simon Collier

History Workshop

No. 34, Latin American History (Autumn, 1992), pp. 92-100

Published by: Oxford University Press

Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4289184


  1. Evita: The Globalization of a National Myth

Marta E. Savigliano

Latin American Perspectives

Vol. 24, No. 6, Argentina Under Menem (Nov., 1997), pp. 156-172

Published by: Sage Publications, Inc.

Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2634311