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Middle Eastern dance / Penni AlZayer ; consulting editor, Elizabeth A. Hanley ; foreword by Jacques D'Amboise.

AlZayer, Penni. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

World of dance.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fortville-Vernon Twp PL - Fortville YANF 793.3 ALZ (Text) 38301000035680 Young Adult Non-Fiction Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604134827 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1604134828 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 128 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, c2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 118) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Middle Eastern dance comes to America -- North African dances -- Religous dancing -- Dabkeh : dance of the Levant -- Dances of the Arabian Gulf -- Belly dancing : the evolution of the woman's solo -- A controversial dance : the man's solo -- the evolution of American tribal style belly dance -- Two examples of Middle Eastern dance movements.
Summary, etc.:
Describes the history, movements, and cultural significance of several religious and secular Middle Eastern dances, including Whirling Dervishes, the dabkeh line dance, and others, and discusses the controversial men's solos as well as the evolution of American tribal style belly dance.
Subject: Dance > Middle East > Juvenile literature.
Dance > Arab countries > Juvenile literature.

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