Folklore and Folklife in the United Arab Emirates
Routledge, 16 dec. 2013 - 208 pagina's
A unique description and analysis of the domains and genres of UAE folklore, including folk customs and beliefs, traditional arts and crafts, folk dances, folk narratives and proverbs. Challenging the established meaning of folklife, this volume also deals with folklore in public life, in the mass media, in education and in politics.
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The United Arab Emirates
The State of Folklore Studies and Research in the UAE
Folklore in Private and Public Life
Folklore and the State
Folk Customs and Beliefs
Overige edities - Alles weergeven
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