"Armenian Folk Songs and Dances in the Fresno and Los Angeles Areas", Donn Bor Cherdt, Western Folklore, Vol. 18, No. 1 Jan. 1959

"Dance Archaeology Orientalia: The Hagallah Revisited", Barbara Siegel, Arabesque Magazine, Vol. 15, No. 6 March-April 1990

The Dancer of Esna, William H. Peck

"Dance and Political Credibility: The Appropriation of Dabkeh by Zionism, Pan-Arabism, and Palestinian Nationalism", Nicholas Rowe, Middle-East Journal, Vol. 65, No. 3, Summer 2011 

"Dancing at the Edge of the World: Ritual, Community and the Middle Eastern Dance", Andrea Deagon, PhD., Arabesque Magazine, Vol. 20, No. 3, Sept.-Oct. 1994

The Creative Development of Mahmoud Reda, a Contemporary Egyptian Choreographer, Farida Fahmy, UCLA, 1987.

Egypt, Music, Dance, and the Nubian Connection: Part 1 Ancient Egypt and Nubia, Katrina Robinson, The Raqs Sharqi Society, London.

Greek Dance, J. W. Fitton, The Classical Quarterly, New Series, Vol. 23, No. 2 (Nov., 1973), pp. 254-274. Published by: Cambridge University Press

Loosening Their Tresses: Women's Dances of the Arabian Gulf and Saudi Arabia, Kay Hardy Campbell, Habibi Magazine, Vol. 16, No. 3, Fall 1997, Santa Barbara, CA. Copyright Shareen El Safy, 1997.

Mahmoud Reda: A Pioneer of Folk Dance, Doaa Hamza, Ahram Online, Dec 2010

Once Again: On the Concept of "Folk Dance", Felix Hoerburger, Journal of the International Folk Music Council, Vol. 20, 1968, pp. 30-32. Published by: International Council for Traditional Music

Sing, O Simsimiyaa, Tuija Rinne, El Hosseny Dance