South Asian Folklore

South Asian Folklore

An Encyclopedia ; Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

Book - 2003
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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 public.
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge : 2003
ISBN: 9780415939195
Branch Call Number: 398.0954 SOU 2003
Characteristics: 710p illus


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