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Books and Articles related to Arab Music, Dance and Culture Abraham, Sameer Y. and Nabeel Abraham. Arabs in the New World: Studies on Arab- American Communities. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, Urban Studies Center, 1983. AlZayer, Penni. Middle Eastern Dance. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 2004. Boosahda, Elizabeth. Arab-American Faces and Voices: The Origins of an Immigrant Community. University of Texas Press, 2003. Danielson, Virginia. The Voice of Egypt: Umm Kulthum, Arabic Song, and Egyptian Society in the Twentieth Century. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1997. Dardashti, Galeet. ?The Work of Her Hands, The Piyutt Craze: Popularization of Mizrahi Religious Songs in the Israeli Public Sphere.? The Journal of Synagogue Music. Vol. 32. Cantors Assembly, Fall 2007. Dodds, Jerrilynn. New York Masjid: The Mosques of New York City. Italy: Power House Books, 2002. Kapchan, Deborah. Gender on the Market: Moroccan Women and the Revoicing of Tradition. University of Pennsylvania Press, 1996. Kapchan, Deborah. Traveling Spirit Masters: Moroccan Gnawa Trance and Music in the Global Marketplace. Wesleyan, 2007. Lornell, Kip and Anne Rasmussen. Musics of Multicultural America. New York: Schirmer Books, 1997. Naff, Aliza. Becoming American: Early Arab Immigrant Experience. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1985. Racy, A.J. Making Music in the Arab World: The Culture and Artistry of Tarab. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Rasmussen, Anne. ??An Evening in the Orient?: The Middle Eastern Nightclub in America.? Asian Music, Vol. 23, No. 2. (Spring-Summer, 1992), pp. 63-88. Shannon, Jonathan. Among the Jasmine Trees: Music and Modernity in Contemporary Syria. Wesleyan University Press, 2006. Shelemay, Kay Kaufman. Let Jasmine Rain Down: Song and Remembrance among Syrian Jews. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998. Touma, Habib Hassan. The Music of the Arabs. Amadeus Press, 2003.