ABRAZOS is a publishing house with headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany and Córdoba, Argentina; since 1999 it has been publishing books about Tango and Argentina literature in English, German, Italian, French, and Spanish. In addition, its founder, Daniel Canuti, teaches, gives shows, and inspiring lectures on tango.


  • Tango Queer Buenos Aires

    16.00

    Writer: Mariana Docampo

    130 pages

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    All dance spaces (with their traditions, their physical requirements, their gendered performances) can be thought of as political devices for the body and its practices. They are cultural zones where possible forms of life are rehearsed—often in an unconscious way. They set in motion new probable and improbable relationships among bodies.

  • TANGO. An anxious quest for freedom

    20.00

    Writers: Gloria and Rodolfo Dinzel

    NEW edition revised and updated

    Translated by Martin Harvey, 152 pages with illustrations.

    For the first time a literary work on tango dynamics attempts to dialogue about the technical and theoretical aspects of this dance, that is ¨porteña¨, and shows us to the world.

Latest Books

  • Tango Queer Buenos Aires

    16.00

    Writer: Mariana Docampo

    130 pages

    Buy it as eBook

    All dance spaces (with their traditions, their physical requirements, their gendered performances) can be thought of as political devices for the body and its practices. They are cultural zones where possible forms of life are rehearsed—often in an unconscious way. They set in motion new probable and improbable relationships among bodies.

  • TANGO Vol. 2

    35.00

    TANGO. The Structure of the Dance 2. The Matrix.

    Writer: Mauricio Castro

    144 pages with illustrations.

    Mauricio Castro´s book offers a new system to help tha dancer creatively develop his/her tango using solidly established technical foundations.

  • Embracing Tango
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    Embracing Tango

    18.00

    Embracing Tango. Techniques and Metaphores between Tango and Life

    Writer: Gustavo Benzecry Sabá

    160 pages with illustrations and photos

    Aesthetics, respect and discipline are some of the concepts Benzecry Sabá has analyzed in depth in this book. In its pages dance is understood as a unity that not only plunges us into pleasure, but also raises our spirits.

  • The Quest for the Embrace

    39.00

    The History of Tango Dance (1800-1983)

    Writer: Gustavo Benzecry Sabá

    240 pages with illustrations.

    In 2009, UNESCO declared the Argentine tango to be part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Preceding this honor, there is a long history of men and women that created the dance, giving form to a way of life.

  • New Glossary of Tango Dance + DVD

    40.00

    New Glossary of Tango Dance. Key Tango Argentino dance terms.

    Writer: Gustavo Benzecry Sabá

    96 Pages with photos + 1 DVD showing 285 Tango words and movements.

    The New Glossary of Tango Dance comes is the result of a 10 year long thoughtful research. Its first edition, published in 2004 was an outstanding success. It´s demand all over the world made it be re-printed several times.

  • I wanted to dance

    15.00

    I wanted to dance. Carlos Gavito: Life, passion and tango

    Writer: Ricardo Plazaola

    120 pages with 35 photos.

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    CARLOS EDUARDO GAVITO (4/27/1943 – 7/1/2005) was born in La Plata, Argentina. He spent his youth in the barrio of Avellaneda (to the south of Greater Buenos Aires) and the rest of his life circling the globe.