World Folklore & Folklife Database

Tracing the origins and development of all aspects of traditional cultures around the world, this resource provides a wealth of information related to the myths, legends, and folktales of a particular people, as well as their geography, history, religion, beliefs, rituals, ceremonies, holidays, festivals, music, dance, food, drink, arts, crafts, and challenges of the modern world.

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Greenwood Press



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