The Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Folklore and Folklife: Southeast Asia and India, Central and East Asia, Middle East, Volume 2
William M. Clements, Thomas A. Green
Greenwood Press, 2006 - Folklore - 500 pages
Designed for students and general readers, this massive encyclopedia authoritatively reviews the folklore and folkways of cultures from around the world.
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