Yemenis in New York City: The Folklore of Ethnicity
Based on fieldwork among Yemeni emigrants in New York City, this study traces an expanding frame of social interaction and relationships and examines the folklore of ethnity, including narratives, jokes, poetry, music, dance, foodways, and religious custom.
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Notes on Transliteration
A Situational and Performance
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