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Serpent of the Nile Women and Dance in the Arab World by Wendy Buonaventura

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Published by Interlink Pub Group Inc .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Middle East,
  • General,
  • Folk Dancing,
  • Architecture,
  • Women dancers,
  • Sociology,
  • History,
  • Dance - Folk,
  • Dance,
  • Arab countries,
  • Egypt

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8421266M
ISBN 100940793458
ISBN 109780940793453

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