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 exhibitions, and lectures on Tango.


  • Tango Queer Buenos Aires

    16.00

    Writer: Mariana Docampo

    130 pages

    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.

  • The Quest for the Embrace

    30.00

    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.

Latest Books

  • The Quest for the Embrace

    30.00

    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.

  • Embracing Tango

    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.

  • 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.

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    The Tango Scene

    18.00

    The Tango Scene. Swing in

    Writter: Sonia Abadi

    116 pages.

    “El bazar de los abrazos”, written by Sonia Abadi, takes us through the world of dancing tango where men and women are the main characters of this universe of dreams and reality.

    Through its pages we travel to the milonga, “a permament emergency room for those who suffer the lack of tango, life and acquaintances”.

  • I Am Tango

    20.00

    I Am Tango. Biography of Maria Nieves

    Writer: María Oliva

    134 pages illustrated with photos.

    “Tango dance has something very special: it’s the communication within the couple. That is why when we dance it we feel an endless number of emotions, such as love…and hate. I was born to dance tango and I will die for my tango.”

  • New Glossary of Tango Dance + DVD

    40.00

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

    Writer: Gustavo Benzecry Sabá

    100 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.