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South Asian Folklore

An Encyclopedia



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South Asian Folklore
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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
January 23rd, 2003
Edited by Margaret Mills Edited by Peter Claus Edited by Sarah Diamond
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
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