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Middle Eastern Music and Belly Dance Books

Page 2:1990 -1999

last updated August 24, 2013

Most cover graphics are about 30% of actual size. Listings are by year published for historical purposes. Yes, we are interested in adding more titles and better scans of better covers. Are we missing any? Yes, we would like more info on each title and any corrections needed. We would like to add brief summaries on each book, including how many photos, who were the primary models, emphasis of content, resources and historical relevance. Yes, our closet still has room for more MED books if yours is too full!

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Page 1- 1970-1989
Page 3: 2000-2009 started
The Gilded Serpent Bibliography Project in MLA format

 

1990-Middle East Journal, by Laila Abou-Saif
1995- A Trade LIke Any Other by Karin van Nieduwkerk
1998- They Told Me I Couldn't by Tamalyn Dallal
1999- Grandmother's Secrets
1997- Costuming from the Hip by Dawn Devine
1999- Belly Laughs by Rod Long
1999


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published since 2000

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ME Journal-Abou-saifMiddle East Journal A Woman's Journey into the Heart of the Arab World

Author: Laila Abou-Saif
Publisher: Scribner's Sons
Office Location: New Yor
1st Issue:1990
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Trade like any other


'A Trade Like Any Other' Female Singers and Dancers in Egypt

Author: Karin van Nieduwkerk
Publisher:University of Texas Press
Office Location: Austin, Texas
1st Issue: 1995
Focus: History, Social Condition
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Notes: revision of the author's doctoral thesis, 226 pages
Related Articles on GS: Book reviewed on Gilded Serpent by Kathleen Fraser

 

Tamalyn's bookThey Told Me I Couldn't: A Young Woman's Multicultural Adventures in Colombia

Author: Tamalyn Dallal
Publisher: Talion Pubishing
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1st Issue: January 1998
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Costuming from the Hip

Author: Dawn Devine
Publisher: Ibexa Press
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1st Issue: September 1, 1997
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Rosina's GrandmotherGrandmother's Secrets: The Ancient Rituals and Healing Power of Belly Dancing

Author: Rosina-Fawzia B. Al-Rawi
Publisher: Interlink Pub Group Inc
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1st Issue: 1999
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Belly Laughs by Rod LongBelly Laughs: Adventures with Celebrities and Other Unusual Characters

Author: Rod Long
Publisher: Dancing Moon Press
Office Location:Oregon
1st Issue: June 1999
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Notes on Books to Add

1993: The Belly Dancer's Folkloric Costume by Rebecca Long [not on Amazon, research elsewhere]
1996, revised 2003: Kawakib's Dance Tips [not on Amazon, research elsewhere]

 

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