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Folk tales of the Maldives

Author: Xavier Romero-Frías
Publisher: Copenhagen : Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of 80 traditional short stories and legends from the local oral tradition. These folk tales offer insights into the history, culture and beliefs of the people of the Maldives and into the world they live in.
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Genre/Form: Anthologie
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Xavier Romero-Frías
ISBN: 8776941043 8776941051 9788776941048 9788776941055
OCLC Number: 835285688
Description: XXXV, 300 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm
Responsibility: collected and translated by Xavier Romero-Frias.

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