Popular Literature and Pre-modern Societies in South Asia

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Surinder Singh, I. D. Gaur
Pearson Education India, 2008 - Folk literature, Indic - 358 pages
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Transcript of papers presented during a seminar titled Popular literature and premodern societies in South Asia held in the Department of History, Panjab University, Chandigarh on 1-2 February 2005.
 

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Contents

The Place of Myth Legend and Folklore in Western
41
The Qiyamkhanis
62
State Formation and Consolidation under the Ujjainiya
74
Mughal Centralization and Local Resistance in North
89
Peasant Leaders of the Jammu Region in Oral Tradition
113
A Critical Study of Shah
133
Representations of Rinchen
149
Jasnathis
162
Concept and Praxis of Martyrdom
222
Position of Prostitutes in Bengali Culture as Gleaned
239
Folklore Ordinary People and Making of
257
Chishti
271
Legends Hagiographies and Sufism in NorthEastern
281
Sufic
295
Popular Culture as Represented in the Sufi
315
Social Structure Values and Norms of Pushtoon
334

The Role of Legends Memories and Folk Culture
178
Love and Syncretism
192
WomenOriented Myths and Legends of
207
About the Contributors
346
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