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Tradition and society in Turkmenistan : gender, oral culture and song

This unique study of Turkmen women and their folk songs looks at religion, ritual and family as seen through the eyes of the women and their songs.
Print Book, English, 2001
Curzon, Richmond, 2001
XI, 203 Seiten 17 Illustrationen
9780700713547, 0700713549
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Part I The Background; Chapter 1 The Genesis of the Project; Chapter 2 Turkmenistan; Chapter 3 The Folk Songs of Turkmen Women; Part II The Culture and the Women; Chapter 4 Religion and Belief Patterns; Chapter 5 Family Relationships; Chapter 6 Rites of Passage; Chapter 7 Turkmen Women; Part III The Songs; Chapter 8 An Introduction to the Songs; Chapter 9 Laeleler (girls’ songs); Chapter 10 Toy Aydymlary (wedding songs); Chapter 11 Monjukatdylar (fortune-telling songs); Chapter 12 Huewdueler (lullabies); Chapter 13 Agylar (lamentations);