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South Asian Folklore

An Encyclopedia

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Hardback

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With 600 signed, alphabetically-organized articles covering the entirety of folklore in south Asia, this new resource includes countries and regions, ethnic groups, religious concepts and practices, artistic genres, holidays and traditions, and many other concepts. A preface introduces the material, while a comprehensive index, cross-references, and black and white illustrations round out the work. The focus on south Asia includes Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, with short survey articles on Tibet, Bhutan, Sikkim and various diaspora communities. This unique reference will be invaluable for collections serving students, scholars, and the general reader. Anand Akundy, University of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India; Matthew Allen, Wesleyan University, USA; Jon Anderson, Catholic University, USA; Ali Asani, Harvard University
Release date NZ
December 20th, 2002
Contributors
Edited by Margaret Mills Edited by Peter Claus Edited by Sarah Diamond
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
b&w illustrations
Imprint
Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Pages
736
Dimensions
216x279x51
ISBN-13
9780415939195
Product ID
1668853

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