The Gilded Serpent Bibliography Project
in MLA format
last updated August 10, 2013
History and Instruction
Costume and Textile History
Pattern Making, Sewing, and Costume Design
Clip Art, Design References, and Art Historical Sources
Middle Eastern Culture and History
Formatted but Uncategorized
Welcome to the Gilded Serpent bibliography project. Our mission is to create a useful research tool for students, teachers, authors, and independent researchers. This bibliography includes information about Middle Eastern dance, music, art, and culture and it's impact across the globe.
We are regularly updating this list with citations suggested by our contributing writers, editors, and readers from around the globe. If you have books you would like to add to our list, please send them to us, and we will add then during our next update. No matter if you are conducting extensive academic research or are just looking for an interesting book to read, we hope you find our bibliography useful. Best of luck on your research projects!
This bibliography was begun by Dawn Devine aka Davina in 1993. It has since grown, has spread and has been shared with hundreds of dancers world-wide. This bibliography has been crafted using the MLA style. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/
Example of the MLA format: Author's last name, first name. Book title [bold added in addition to italic for easier screen viewing]. Additional information. City of publication: Publishing company, publication date.
Al-Rawi, Rosina-Fawzia, B. and Monique Arav. Grandmother’s Secrets: The Ancient Rituals and Healing Power of Belly Dance. Northhampton, MA: Interlink Publishing, 1999.
Andes, Karen. A Woman’s Book of Power: Using Dance to Cultivate Energy. Berkeley: Perigee, 1998.
Balladine, Roman and Sula. The Secrets of Belly Dancing. Millbrae, CA: Celestial Arts Publishing, 1972.
Bentley, Toni. Sisters of Salome. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002.
Bernstein, Matthew. Visions of the East: Orientalism in Film. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1997.
Buonaventura, Wendy. Serpent Of The Nile: Women and Dance in the Arab World. New York: Interlink Books, 1989. Print.
Buonaventura, Wendy. The Serpent and the Sphinx. London: Virago, 1983.
Carlton, Donna. Looking for Little Egypt. Bloomington, IN: IDD Books, 1994.Print.
Coluccia, ina, and Anete Paffrath and Jean Pütz. Belly Dancing: The Sensual Art of Energy and Spirit. Rochester, VT: Park Street Press, 2002.
Dahlena and Dona Z. Meilach. The Art of Belly Dancing. Bantam Books: Toronto 1975.
Dallal, Tamalyn. Belly Dancing for Fitness: The Ultimate Dance Workout that Unleashes Your Creative Spirit. Berkeley: Ulysses Press, 2004.
Djoumahna, Kajira. The Tribal Bible. Santa Rosa, CA: Kajira Djoumahna’s Black Sheep Books, Bodywork and Bazaar, 1999.
Gioseffi, Daniela. Earth Dancing, Mother Nature’s Oldest Rite. Harrison, PA: Stackpole Book, 1980.
Green, Adela Vergara. The Art of Belly Dance. Foster City, CA: Adla Vergara Green, 1973.
Hobin, Tina and Kristyna K’ashvili. Belly Dancing: For Health and Relaxation. New York: Focus Publishing, 1982.
Jodette. Badia Masabni: The Legend. Sacramento: Jodette’s Belly Dance Academy, 2002.
Karayanni, Stavros Stavrou. Dancing Fear & Desire: Race, Sexuality, and Imperial Politics in Middle Eastern Dance. Waterloo, Onterio: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2004.
Richards, Tazz, ed. The Belly Dance Book: Rediscovering the Oldest Dance. Concord, CA: Backbeat Press, 2000.
Lexova, Irena. Ancient Egyptian Dances. New York: Dover Publications, 2000.
Long, Rob. Belly Laughs: Adventures with Celebrities and Other Unusual Characters. Renton, WA: Talion Pub., 1999.
Mishkin, Julie Russo. The Compleat Belly Dancer. New York: Garden City, 1973.
Neena, and Veena. The Way of the Belly. Carlsbad, CA: Hay House, Inc., 2006.
Nieuwkerk, Karin van. A Trade Like Any Other: Female Singers and Dancers in Egypt. Austin, TX :University of Texas Press, 1995.
Serena and Alan Wilson. The Serena Technique of Belly Dancing. New York: Pocket Books, 1974.
Sharif, Keti. Bellydance. Crows Nest, NSW, AU: Allen & Unwin, 2004
Stewart, Iris. Sacred Women, Sacred Dance: Awakening Spirituality Through Movement and Ritual. Rochester, VT: Inner Traditions Intl. Ltd., 2000.
Modern, Western, & General Dance History and Instruction. Maud Allan. My life and Dancing. London: Everett & Co., 1908.
Cherniavsky, Felix. The Salome Dancer: The Life and Times of Maud Allan. Toronoto: M & S, 1991.
De Cossart, Michael. Ida Rubinstein: A Theatrical Life. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1987.
Dijkstra. Bram. Idles of Perversity: Fantasies of Feminine Evil in Fin de Siècle Culture. Oxford: Oxford Univeristy Press. 1986
Flaubert, Guastave. Three Tales. Roger Whitehouse (translator). New York: Penguin Classics, 2005.
Koritz, Amy. Gendering Bodies/Performing Art: Dance and Literature in Early Twentieth-century Culture. Ann Arbor, MI: Univeristy of Michigan Press, 1995.
Tydeman, William and Steen Price. Wilde: Salome. West Nyack, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Costume and Textile History
At the Edge of Asia: Five Centuries of Turkish Textiles. Santa Barbara, CA: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1983.
Askari, Nasreen. Uncut Cloth. London: Merrell Holberton Publishers, 1999.
Askari, Nasreen and Rosemary Crill. Colors of the Indus. London: The Victoria and Albert Museum in conjunction with Merrell Holberton Publishers, 1997.
Baker, Patricia. Islamic Textiles. London: British Museum Press, 1995.
Besancenot, Jean. Costumes of Morocco. London: Kegan Paul International, 1990.
Bijutsu, Indo Senshoku, and Kokyo Hatanaka. Textiles Arts of India: Kokyo Hatanaka Collection. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1996.
Biswas, A. Indian Costumes. New Delhi: Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt. of India, 1985.
Boucher, François. 20,000 Years of Fashion. New York: Abrams, 1987.
Boulanger, Chantal. Saris: An Illustrated Guide to the Indian Art of Draping. New York:Shakti Press International, 1997.
Burnham, Dorothy K. Cut My Cote. Ontario: Royal Ontario Museum, 1973.
Brij Bhushan, Jamila. Indian Embroidery. New Delhi: Publications Ministry, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt. of India, 1990.
Clothing and Difference: Embodied Identities in Colonial and Post-Colonial Africa. Hildi Hendrickson, ed. Durham: Duke University Press, 1996.
Crill, Rosemary. Indian Ikat Textiles. London: Weatherhill, 1998.
Crill, Rosemary. Indian Embroidery. London: V&A Publications, 1999.
Das, Sukla. Fabric Art: Heritage of India. Columbia, Missouri:South Asia Books, 1992.
Elson, Vickie C. Dowries from Kutch. Los Angeles: Museum of Cultural History, University of California, 1979.
From the Far West: Carpets and Textiles of Morocco. Washington: Textile Museum, 1980.
Guy, John. Woven Cargoes: Indian Textiles in the East. London: Thames and Hudson, 1998.
Gillow, John and Nicholas Barnard. Traditional Indian Textiles. London:Thames and Hudson, 1993.
Harvey, Janet. Traditional Textiles of Central Asia. London: Thames and Hudson, 1996.
Kumar, Ritu. Costumes and Textiles of Royal India. London: Christie,Manson & Woods, 1999.
Laver, James. Costume & Fashion: A Concise History. London: Thames and Hudson, 1985.
Leese, Elizabeth. Costume Design in the Movies. New York: Dover, 1991.
Lynton, Linda. The Sari, Styles, Patterns, History, Technique. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1995.
Mackie, Louise W. The Splendor of Turkish Weaving: An Exhibition of Silks and Carpets of the 13th–18th Centuries. Washington, D. C.: The Textile Museum, 1973.
Maeder, Edward. Hollywood and History. Los Angeles: Thames and Hudson/Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1987.
Markaz al-Funun wa-al-Taqalid al-Sha’biyah. Les Costumes Traditionnels Feminins de Tunisie. Tunis: Maison Tunisienne de L’edition, 1988.
Martin, Richard and Harold Koda. Orientalism: Visions of the East in Western Dress. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994.
Mayer, L. A. Mamluk Costume: a Survey. Geneva:A. Kundig, 1952.
Museum of International Folk Art. A Portfolio of Folk Costume, Volumes One and Two. Santa Fe, New Mexico: Museum of New Mexico Press, 1971.
Naik, Shailaja D. Traditional Embroideries of India. Columbia, MO: South Asia Books, 1996.
Rajab, Jehan S. Palestinian Costume. London: Kegan Paul International, 1989.
Rivers, Victoria Z. The Shining Cloth. London: Thames and Hudson, 1999.
Reswick, Irmtraud. Traditional Textiles of Tunisia and Related North African Weavings. Los Angeles: Craft & Folk Art Museum, 1985.
Rogers, J. M. The Topkapi Saray Museum, Costumes, Embroideries, and Other Textiles. London: Thames and Hudson, 1986.
Ross, Heather Colyer. The Art of Arabian Costume: A Saudi Arabian Profile. Montreux, Switzerland: Arabesque Commercial, 1981.
Rugh, Andrea B.. Reveal and Conceal: Dress in Contemporary Egypt. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1986.
Scarce, Jennifer. Women’s Costume of the Near and Middle East. London: Unwin Hyman, 1987.
Spring, Christopher. North African Textiles. London: British Museum Press, 1995.
Stillman, Ydida Kalfon. Arab Dress from the Dawn of Islam to Modern Times. Leiden: Brill, 2003.
Stillman, Yedida Kalfon. Palestinian Costume and Jewelry.Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1979.
Tilke, Max. Folk Costumes from East Europe, Africa, and Asia. London: A. Zwemmer, 1978.
Weir, Shelagh. Palestinian Costume.London: British Museum Publications LTD, 1989.
Woven from the Soul, Spun from the Heart: Textile Arts of Safavid and Qajar Iran, 16th–19th Centuries. Washington, D.C: The Textile Museum, 1987.
Yarwood, Dooreen. The Encyclopedia of World Costume. New York: Bonanza Books, 1986.
Andrews, Carol. Amulets of Ancient Egypt. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1994.
Andrews, Carol. Ancient Egyptian Jewelry. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1990.
Beck, Horace. Classification and Nomenclature of Beads and Pendants.York, PA: George Shumway Publisher, 1981.
Borel, France and John Bigelow Taylor. The Splendor of Ethnic Jewelry. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1994.
Butor, Michel. Ethnic Jewelry: Africa, Asia and the Pacific. New York: Rizzoli, 1994.
Boyer, Martha Haensen and Ida Nicolaisen. Mongol Jewelry. London: Thames and Hudson, 1995.
D’Orey, Leonor. Five Centuries of Jewellery. Lisbon: Scala Books, 1996.
Evens, Joan. A History of Jewellery, 1100–1870.New York: Dover, 1970.
Fisher, Angela. Africa Adorned. Harry N. Abrams: New York, 1984.
Hasson, Rachel. Early Islamic Jewellery. Jerusalem: Institute for Islamic Art, 1987.
Hasson, Rachel. Later Islamic Jewellery. Jerusalem: Institute for Islamic Art, 1987.
Higgens, Reynold. Greek and Roman Jewellery. London: Methuen and Co. LTD., 1980.
Islamic Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1983.
Mack, John. Ethnic Jewelry. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1988.
Meilach, Dona Z. Ethnic Jewelry: Design & Inspiration for Collectors and Craftsmen. New York Alloula, Malek. The Colonial Harem. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1986.
Ross, Calyer Heather. The Art of Bedouin Jewellery, A Saudi Arabian Profile. Frisbourg, Switzerland: Arabesque, 1981.
Tait, Hugh. Jewelry, 7,000 Years. New York: Abradale Press, 1991.
Untracht, Oppi. Traditional Jewelry of India. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1997.
Beads, Beadwork, and Applied Surface Design
Benson, Ann. Beadwork Basics. New York: Sterling Publishing Co, 1995.
Campbell-Harding, Valeria and Pamela Watts. Bead Embroidery. Berkeley, CA: Lacis Publications, 1993.
Coles, Janet. The Book of Beads. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1990.
Conlon, Jane. Fine Embellishment Techniques. Newtown, CT: The Taunton Press, 1999.
Crutchley, Anna and Tim Imrie. The Tassels Book. New York: Lorenz books, 1996.
Dryden, Deborah. Fabric Painting and Dyeing for the Theatre. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1993.
Dubin, Lois Sherr. The History of Beads: From 30,000 B.C. to the Present. New York: H. N. Abrams, 1987.
Dunnewold, Jane. Complex Cloth: A Comprehensive Guide to Surface Design. Woodinville, WA: Martingale & Co.Inc., 1996.
Durant, Judith & Jean Campbell. The Beader’s Companion. Loveland, CO: Interweave Press, 1998.
Eaton, Jan. The Complete Stitch Encyclopedia. London: Quarto Publishing, 1995.
Eichorn, Rosemary. The Art of Fabric Collage. Newtown CT: Taunton Press, 2000.
El-Khalidi, Laila. The Art of Palestinian Embroidery. Beirut:Al Saqi, 1999.
Grewal, Neelam. The Needle Lore: Traditional Embroideries of Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan. Delhi: Ajanta Publications, 1988.
Hill, Wendy. On the Surface: Thread Embellishments and Fabric Manipulation. Lafayette, CA: C&T Publishing, 1997.
Johnstone, Pauline. Greek Island Embroidery. London: H.M.S.O., 1972.
Johnstone, Pauline. Turkish Embroidery. London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 1985.
Kling, Candice. The Artful Ribbon. Lafayette CA: C&T Publishing, 1997.
McGehee, Linda. F. Creating Textures with Textiles. Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1998.
Murrah, Judy. Jazz It Up: 101 Stitching & Embellishing Techniques. Martingale & Co. Inc., 1999.
Laurty, Jean Ray. Imagery on Fabric. Lafayette CA: C&T Publishing, 1997.
Morrell, Anne. Techniques of Indian Embroidery. London: B.T. Batsford, 1994.
Noble, Elin. Dyes & Paints: A Hands-On Guide to Coloring Fabric. Woodinville, WA: Martingale & Co. Inc, 1998.
Taylor, Carol. Creative Bead Jewelry. New York: Sterling Publishing, Inc., 1995.
Valley, Stephanie. Embellishments A to Z: An Embellishment Idea Book. Newtown, CT: Taunton Press, 1999.
Wilson, Ruth. Beautiful Beading. Bowral, Australia: Sally Milner Publishing, 1999.
Withers, Sara. Exotic Beads. Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1996.
Weir, Shelagh. Palestinian Embroidery: A Village Arab Craft. London: British Museum, 1970.
Wells, Kate. Fabric Dyeing and Printing. Loveland, CO: Interweave Press, 1997.
Pattern Making, Sewing, and Costume Design
Armstrong, Helen Joseph. Draping for Apparel Design. New York: Fairchild Publications, 2000.
Armstrong, Helen Joseph. Patternmaking for Fashion Design. New York: Harper & Row, 1987.
Amaden-Crawford, Connie. The Art of Fashion Draping. New York: Fairchild Publishers, 1995.
Anderson, Barbara and Cletus. Costume Design. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1984.
Bensussen, Rusty. Making Patterns from Finished Clothes. New York: Sterling Publications, 1985.
Bensussen, Rusty. Shortcuts to A Perfect Sewing Pattern. New York: Sterling Publications, 1989.
Betzina, Sandra. Fabric Savvy. Newtown, CT: The Taunton Press, 1999.
Butterick Pattern’s Editor. The Vogue/Butterick Step-by-Step Guide to Sewing Techniques. New York: Butterick Company, 1998.
Covey, Liz and Rosemary Ingham. The Costume Designer’s Handbook. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann Educational Books, 1992.
Doyle, Tracy. Patterns from Finished Clothes: Re-creating the Clothes You Love. New York: Sterling Publications, 1996.
Holkeboer, Katherine Strand. Costume Construction. Englewood Cliffs NJ: Prentice Hall, 1989.
Jaffe, Hilde. Draping for Fashion Design. New York: Prentice Hall, 1993.
Kopp, Ernestine, et all. Designing Apparel Through the Flat Pattern. New York: Fairchild Publishers, 1991.
Larkey, Jan. Flatter Your Figure. New York: Simon & Shuster, 1991.
Readers Digest. Complete Guide to Sewing. Pleasantville, NY: The Reader’s Digest Association, Inc., 1995.
Schaeffer, Claire. Fabric Sewing Guide. Iola WI: Krasue Publications, 1994.
Singer. Creative Sewing Ideas. Minnetonka, MN: Singer, 1990.
Singer. Sewing Essentials. Minnetonka, MN: Singer, 1989.
Singer. Sewing for Special Occasions. Minnetonka, MN: Singer, 1994.
Singer. Sewing Speciatly Fabrics. Minnetonka, MN: Cy Decosse Incorporated, 1986.
Tate, sharon Lee. Inside Fashion Design. New York: Harper & Row Pub., 1989.
Taylor, Enid. Tassel Making for Beginners. New York: Sterling Publications, 1998.
Vogue. Vogue Sewing. New York: Butterick Publishing Co, 2000.
Welsh, Nancy. The Creative Art of Tassels. New York: Sterling Publications, 1999.
Wingate, Isabel B. and June F. Mohler. Textile Fabrics and Their Selection. New York: Prentice Hall, 1984.
Wolff, Colette. The Art of Manipulating Fabric. Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1996.
Clip Art, Design References, and Art Historical Sources
Abas, S. J. Symmetries of Islamic Geometrical Patterns. Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific, 1995.
Akar, Axade. Authentic Turkish Designs. New York: Dover Publications, 1992.
Akar Azade. Treasury of Turkish Designs. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1988.
Allane, Lee. Oriental Rugs: A Buyers Guide. London: Thames and Hudson, 1988.
Ammoun, Denise. Crafts of Egypt. Cairo: American University of Cairo Press, 1991.
Barnard, Nicholas. Arts and Crafts of India. London: Conran Octopus, 1993.
Bloom, Jonathan and Sheila S. Blair. Islamic Arts. New York: Phaidon Press, 1997.
Brend, Barbara. Islamic Art. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1991.
Buourgoin, J. Islamic Patterns. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1978.
Clevenot, Dominique. Splendors of Islam. Paris: Vendome Press, 2000.
Davies, Peter. The Tribal Eye: Antique Kilims of Anatolia. New York: Rizzoli, 1993.
Farooqi, Anis. Art of India and Persia. New Delhi: D. K. Publishers’ Distributors, 1979.
Field, Robert. Geometric Patterns from Islamic Art & Architecture. London: Tarquin Publications, 1999.
Gantzhorn, Volkmar. Oriental Carpets. New York: Taschen, 1998.
Grafton, Carol Belanger. Egyptian Designs. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1993.
Hamann, Bradford R. The Greek Design Book. Owings Mills, MA: Stemmer House Publishers, 1980.
Hillenbrand, Robert. Islamic Art and Architecture. London: Thames and Hudson, 1998.
Hofmann, Richard. Decorative Flower and Leaf Designs. New York: Dover, 1991.
Irwin, Robert. Islamic Art in Context: Art, Architecture and the Literary World. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1997.
Islam in the Balkans: Persian Art and Culture of the 18th and 19th Centuries. Edinburgh: Royal Scottish Museum, 1979.
Jereb, James F. Arts and Crafts of Morocco. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1995.
Khalter, Johannes. The Arts and Crafts of Syria. London: Thames and Hudson, 1992.
Khalter, Johannes. The Arts and Crafts of Turkestan. New York: Thames and Hudson, 1983.
Khalter, Johannes. Heirs to the Silk Road: Uzbekistan. New York: Thames and Hudson, 1997.
Leland, Nita. Exploring Color. Cincinnati, OH: North Light Books, 1998.
Pope, Arthur Upham. A Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present. London:Oxford University Press, 1964-65.
Revault, Jactues. Designs & Patterns from North African Carpets & Textiles. New York: Dover Publications Inc., 1973.
Rice, David T. Constantinople from Byzantium to Istanbul. New York: Stein and Day, 1965.
Rice, David T. Islamic Art. New York: Praeger, 1965.
Rogers, J. M. Mughal Miniatures. London: Thames and Hudson, 1993.
Simakoff, N. Islamic Designs in Color. New York: Dover Publications, 1993.
Titley, Norah M. Persian Painting: Fourteenth Century. New Delhi: Marg/Arnold-Heinemann, 1977.
Topham, John. Traditional Crafts of Saudi Arabia. London: Stacey International, 1981.
Valcarenghi, Dario. Kilim: History and Symbols. Florence: Electa, 1994.
Vogel, Lucien. Moroccan Silk Designs in Full Color. New York: Dover Publications Inc, 1996.
Welch, Stuart Cary. Persian Painting. New York: George Braziller, 1996.è
Wilson, Eva. Ancient Egyptian Designs for Artists and Craftspeople. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1987.
Wilson, Eva. Islamic Designs for Artists and Craftspeople. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1988.
Orientalism, Imperialism and the Western Perspective
Alloula, Malek. The Colonial Harem. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1986.
Baldwin, Gordon. Roger Fenton: Pasha and Bayadère. Los Angeles: Getty, 1996.
Eastern Encounters: Orientalist Painters of the Nineteenth Century. London: Fine Art Society, Ltd., 1978.
Lewis, Reina. Gendering Orientalism: Race, Femininity and Representation. New York: Routledge, 1996.
MacKenzie, John M. Orientalism: History, Theory and the Arts. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1995.
Peltre, Christine. Orientalism in Art. New York: Abbeville Press, Inc., 1998.
Thompson, James. The East, Imagined, Experienced, Remembered: Orientalist Nineteenth Century Painting. Dublin: National Gallery of Ireland, 1988.
Thornton, Lynne. Women as Portrayed in Orientalist Painting. Paris: ACR Edition, 1985.
Yeazell, Ruth Bernard. Harems of the Mind. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000.
Middle Eastern Culture and History
Blackman, Winifred. The Fellahin of Upper Egypt. London: G. G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1927.
Lewis, Barnard. The World of Islam: Faith, People, Culture.New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1992.
Formatted but not categorized yet
Roushdy, Noha. “What is Baladi about al-Raqs al-Baladi? On the Survival of Belly Dance in Egypt.” Belly Dance Around the World: New Communities, Performance and Identity. Ed: Caitlin E. McDonald & Barbara Sellers-Young. Jefferson NC: McFarland & Company, 2013. Print.
Harper, Lynette. “Performing Identity/Diasporic encounters.” Belly Dance Around the World: New Communities, Performance and Identity. Ed: Caitlin E. McDonald & Barbara Sellers-Young. Jefferson NC: McFarland & Company, 2013. Print.
Keft-Kennedy, Virginia. “1970s Belly Dance and the “How-To” Phenomenon: Feminism, Fitness and Orientalism.” Belly Dance Around the World: New Communities, Performance and Identity. Ed: Caitlin E. McDonald & Barbara Sellers-Young. Jefferson NC: McFarland & Company, 2013. Print.
Cutler-Broyles, Teresa. “Local Performance/Global Connection: American Tribal Style and its Imagined Community.” Belly Dance Around the World: New Communities, Performance and Identity. Ed: Caitlin E. McDonald & Barbara Sellers-Young. Jefferson NC: McFarland & Company, 2013. Print.
Cooper, Siouxsie. “Quintessentially English Velly Dance: In Search of an English tradition.” Belly Dance Around the World: New Communities, Performance and Identity. Ed: Caitlin E. McDonald & Barbara Sellers-Young. Jefferson NC: McFarland & Company, 2013. Print.
Shay, Anthony & Barbara Sellers-Young. “Introduction”. Belly Dance: Orientalism, Transnationalism & Harem Fantasy. Ed: Anthony Shay & Barbara Sellers-Young. Costa Mesa CA: Mazda Publishers, 2005. Print.
Adra, Najwa. “Belly Dance: An Urban Folk Genre.” Belly Dance: Orientalism, Transnationalism & Harem Fantasy. Ed: Anthony Shay & Barbara Sellers-Young. Costa Mesa CA: Mazda Publishers, 2005. Print.
Sellers-Young, Barbara. “Body, Image, Identity: American Tribal Belly Dance.” Belly Dance: Orientalism, Transnationalism & Harem Fantasy. Ed: Anthony Shay & Barbara Sellers-Young. Costa Mesa CA: Mazda Publishers, 2005. Print.
Dox, Donnalee. “Spirit from the Body: Belly Dance as a Spiritual Practice.”Belly Dance: Orientalism, Transnationalism & Harem Fantasy. Ed: Anthony Shay & Barbara Sellers-Young. Costa Mesa CA: Mazda Publishers, 2005. Print.
Sellers-Young, Barbara. “Belly Dance & Contemporary Dance Studies” Belly Dance Reader. Editors of the Gilded Serpent. Fairfax CA: Gilded Serpent, 2012.
Kelly, Brigid. “Orientalism: Zumarrad’s Completely Non-scholarly Quick and Dirty Guide”. Belly Dance Reader. Editors of the Gilded Serpent. Fairfax CA: Gilded Serpent, 2012.
Deagon, Andrea. “Harem Girls,” Dance in Historical Harems, Early 1700’s – Early 1900’s, the Perpetual Masquerade.” Belly Dance Reader. Editors of the Gilded Serpent. Fairfax CA: Gilded Serpent, 2012.
Karayanni, Stavros Stavrou. Dancing Fear & Desire: Race, Sexuality, & Imperial Politics in Middle Eastern Dance. Waterloo ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2004. Print.
Strand, Elin & Adrian Marsh. “Introduction”. Gypsies and the Problem of Identities. Ed: Adrian Marsh & Elin Strand. Istanbul: Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul, 2002. Transactions vol.17. Print.
Hancock, Ian. “On Romany Origins and Identity – Questions for Discussion.” Gypsies and the Problem of Identities. Ed: Adrian Marsh & Elin Strand. Istanbul: Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul, 2002. Transactions vol.17. Print.
Williams, Alan. “The Current Situation of the Dom in Jordan”. Gypsies and the Problem of Identities. Ed: Adrian Marsh & Elin Strand. Istanbul: Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul, 2002. Transactions vol.17. Print.
Said, Edward. Orientalism (25th Anniversary Edition). New York: Vintage Books, 1994. Print.
Mernissi, Fatema. Scheherezade goes West: Different Cultures, Different Harems. New York: Washington Square Press, 2001. Print.
Tarlo, Emma. Visibly Muslim: Fashion, Politics, Faith. Oxford: Berg, 2010. Print. Is Berg the publisher?
Hancock, Ian. We are the Romani People. Hatfield: University of Hertfordshire Press, 2002. Print.
Morocco (C.Varga Dinicu). You Asked Aunt Rocky: Answers & Advice about Raqs Sharqi & Raqs Shaabi. Virginia Beach VA: RDI Publications, 2011. Print.
Gillespie, Paula, and Neal Lerner. The Allyn and Bacon Guide to Peer Tutoring. Boston: Allyn, 2000. Print.
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