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Imagining Arab Womanhood

The Cultural Mythology of Veils, Harems, and Belly Dancers in the U.S.

  • Authors
  • Amira Jarmakani
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Introduction

A fascinating demonstration of how U.S. representations of veils, harems, and belly dancers have operated as nostalgic and exotic symbols to help rationalize dominant U.S. narratives about power and progress.

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dancing globalization service Tradition

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