Volume 18, Number 2, September 2000
Cover: Laurel Victoria Gray
The Dancing Diplomat: Laurel Victoria Gray, A Traveler on the Silk Road, by Anne Apynys, Ph.D.
Spirituality in Iranian Music and Dance: Conversations with Morteza Varzi, Robyn C. Friend, Ph.D.
Tanoura is Sleeping: Exploring an Ancient Whirling Ritual in Cairo, by Laurel Victoria Gray
The Dancers of Soliman, Adventures in Tunisia, by Aisha Ali
Tribal Custom, the Quran, and Revolution: the Changing Role of Women in Algerian Society, by Khedi
The Female Other: Reversing the Gaze, by Latifa
The Emergence of the New Sacred Temple Priestess, by Z-Helene Christopher
Ancient Attitudes, Modern Malaise: Religion, Sexuality and Psychological Growth in the Middle Ages, by Shareen el Safy
Finding My Legs: An Oriental Dancer’s Adventures in Academics, by Marie “Maleeha” Wilkes