Reviews of Books Related to
Near Eastern Music, Dance, & Culture
This menu leads to reviews of books related to Near Eastern music, dance, and culture, as follows:
- Articles About Books. Suggested reading lists and using books as resources.
- Book Reviews
- About Belly Dance In General. These books tend to be written by dancers, for dancers, and include a bit of history, a bit of costume instruction, a bit of dance-related advice, etc.
- History of Middle Eastern Dance. Research into the roots of our dance form.
- Costuming for Belly Dancing and Near Eastern Folkloric Dance. Instructional guides for costume designers.
- Near Eastern Culture. Understanding the lifestyles and values of the regions these dances came from. Includes books about the ancient Near East in Egypt, Sumer, etc.
- How to Belly Dance. Written instruction on how to do belly dance moves.
- On Being a Dancer. Memoirs, humorous anecdotes, travelogues, and more.
- Middle Eastern Music. Instruction, theory, history, and culture.
- Fiction Related to Belly Dancing, the Middle East, or North Africa. Escape into a great story!
- Children's Books. Related to belly dancing or Near Eastern culture.
- Index to All Book-Related Pages on Shira.net. Site map for the "Books" section.
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