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Newly updated and lavishly illustrated, this classic celebration of female dancers of the Arab world is available in an appealing new format. "Serpent of the Nile" traces the origins of this ancient art, which survived in the face of commercialism, religious disapproval and changing times. Wendy Buonaventura demonstrates how Arabic dance came to be influenced by Western ideas about art and entertainment. But the influence was two-way. In the heyday of Orientalism, Arabic dance captured the imagination of writers and artists ...

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Serpent of the Nile: Women and Dance in the Arab World 2010, Saqi Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780863566288

2nd Revised edition

Paperback

Serpent of the Nile: Women and Dance in the Arab World 2010, Interlink Books

ISBN-13: 9781566567916

Trade paperback

Serpent of the Nile: Women and Dance in the Arab World 1998, Saqi Books

ISBN-13: 9780863560736

Trade paperback

Serpent of the Nile: Women and Dance in the Arab World 1997, Interlink Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781566563000

2nd Revised edition

Trade paperback

Serpent of the Nile: Women and Dance in the Arab World 1993, Interlink Publishing Group

ISBN-13: 9781566561174

Trade paperback

Serpent of the Nile: Women and Dance in the Arab World 1990, Interlink Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780940793453

Hardcover