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Encyclopedia of Asian American folklore and folklife

Author: Jonathan H X Lee; Kathleen M Nadeau
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2011-
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive compilation of entries documents the origins, transmissions, and transformations of Asian American folklore and folklife.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Folklore Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
v. <1,2> : ill
(DLC) 2010030699
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan H X Lee; Kathleen M Nadeau
ISBN: 9781780349602 1780349602 9780313350672 0313350671
OCLC Number: 815979016
Description: 1 online resource (675 entries) : 112 images, digital files
Contents: Introduction: Asian American Folklore and Folklife --
Pan Asian Americans --
Mixed Heritage, Mixed Race Asian Americans --
Afghan Americans --
Burmese Americans --
Cambodian Americans --
Chinese Americans --
Filipino Americans --
Hmong Americans --
Indian Americans --
Indonesian Americans --
Japanese Americans --
Korean Americans --
Laotian Americans --
Malaysian Americans --
Mongolian Americans --
Nepali Americans --
Okinawan Americans --
Pacific Islander Americans --
Pakistani Americans --
Punjabi Americans --
Sri Lankan Americans --
Thai Americans --
Tibetan Americans --
Vietnamese Americans --
Appendix: Examples of Folktales in Asian America.
Responsibility: Jonathan H.X. Lee and Kathleen M. Nadeau, editors.

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