Argues that the dance is meant to be "sensual" rather than "sexy." Discusses such topics as male and costumes as well as the origins and historic development of the dance. Despite earlier controversies, belly dancing is now accepted as a good form of exercise, as well as a therapeutic form of artistic expression. 7 pages, 27 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
Copyright 1998 - 2018
Academic Term Papers. All rights reserved.