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Indonesian legends & folk tales

Author: Adèle De Leeuw; Ronni Solbert
Publisher: Edinburgh, New York, Nelson [1961]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twenty-six tales from the folklore of such islands as Sumatra, Java, and the Celebes, telling of the origins of many of their people's beliefs and names for local geography.
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De Leeuw, Adèle, 1899-
Indonesian legends & folk tales.
Edinburgh, New York, Nelson [1961]
(OCoLC)574856010
Online version:
De Leeuw, Adèle, 1899-
Indonesian legends & folk tales.
Edinburgh, New York, Nelson [1961]
(OCoLC)607933610
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adèle De Leeuw; Ronni Solbert
OCLC Number: 470212
Description: 160 pages illustrations 21 cm
Contents: The legend of Pasopati --
The golden butterfly --
The soul in the mountain rice --
The origin of the Bromo Feast --
The little Sawah --
The clever squirrel --
An old Sumatran legend --
The holy mountain --
The origin of the water jars --
The three companions --
Fire, water, and honor --
The saga of the waru wanggi --
The decision --
Three tales of the mouse-deer --
Why the waringen tree is holy --
Mohammed and the spider --
Why the crocodile hates man --
Why there are no tigers in Borneo --
The legend of the Karang --
The mighty hunter --
Why crows are black --
The children's sea --
The magic oysters --
The battle of the buffaloes --
The sacred fish of Polaman --
The wonder-tree.
Other Titles: Indonesian legends and folk tales.
Responsibility: told by Adèle de Leeuw. Illustrated by Ronni Solbert.

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Twenty-six tales from the folklore of such islands as Sumatra, Java, and the Celebes, telling of the origins of many of their people's beliefs and names for local geography.

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