The Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Folklore and Folklife: Southeast Asia and India, Central and East Asia, Middle East, Volume 2
William M. Clements
Greenwood Press, 2006 - Folklore - 1482 pages
Contains entries that survey the folklife and traditions of culture areas and specific societies in Southeast Asia and India, Central and East Asia, and the Middle East.
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