A World of Folk Tales

In addition four stories are included from writers for whom English was a mother
tongue – Heaven and Hell by Gurnam ... explored in other stories such as the
Bangladeshi tale Seven Brothers Champa and the story from the Maldives Handi
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A World of Folk Tales

Author: Sue Stewart

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Sri Lanka Maldives

KARIYAWASAM , AGS , Buddhist Ceremonies and Rituals of Sri Lanka ,
Vipassana Research Publications , 1995 . RATNATUNGA , Manel , Best Loved
Folk Tales of Sri Lanka , South Asia Books , 1999 . SEKHERA , Kalalelle , Early
Buddhist ...

Sri Lanka Maldives

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Say it in Maldivian Dhivehi

This vital position which gave the Maldives the unique cultural mix , was later to
play a very important role in her affairs as a ... Most of the old characteristics of
Dhivehi survive in the old folk tales that have been handed down to us in stories
of ...

Say it in Maldivian  Dhivehi

Author: Hassan Ahmed Maniku

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General Catalogue of the Public Library of Detroit Mich

India in the 15th century ; a collection of narratives of voyages to India in the
century preceding the Portuguese ... chiefs in India ....... .915.4P93 PYRARD , F.
The voyage of F. Pyrard to the East Indies , the Maldives , the Moluccas and
Brazil ... 398.4J15b - KELLY , W. K. Curiosities of Indo - European tradition and
folk - lore .

General Catalogue of the Public Library of Detroit  Mich

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The Unesco Courier

Previously no producer thought of making programme series on Asian folk music
, dance and arts , ” says Parthiban , a 23 - year - old producer at YATV . ... from
the rainforest of the Amazon to the plains of Tanzanian Serengeti , from the peaks
of the Himalayas to the coral reefs of the Maldives . The programme presents
stories showing our common heritage and highlights the need for a balance
between ...

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Orientalist

A Journal of Oriental Literature, Arts, and Sciences Folklore. CONTENTS . ... The
Tiger and the Blood . sucker ' 117 Comparative Folklore . ... 111 Notice of the
History of the Early period of the Maldive Islands , by Mr. H. O. P. Bell , C.C.S .

Orientalist

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The Greenwood Library of World Folktales Asia

Introduction to Volume 2 sia for the purposes of The Greenwood Library of World
Folktales will be divided into the subregions of ... of India , Bangladesh , Pakistan
, Bhutan , and Nepal — and the contiguous islands of Sri Lanka and Maldives .

The Greenwood Library of World Folktales  Asia

Author: Thomas A. Green

Publisher: Greenwood

ISBN: 9780313337857

Page: 480

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Covers tales that are the foundations of the world's traditions, literature, and popular culture and are fundamental to daily life.

Maldives

... and historical aspects of the country . Maldives does have a rich oral tradition
of myths and folk legends , but it is only recently that local folk tales have been
published in Dhivehi and English . Most of them are stories of witchcraft and
sorcery ...

Maldives

Author: Roseline NgCheong-Lum

Publisher: Benchmark Books

ISBN: 9780761411574

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Describes the history, geography, culture, government, and people of Maldives, an archipelago in the Indian Ocean.

Village Folk tales of Ceylon

... stated the value of those made early in the seventeenth century in the Maldives
, to be about eight sols , that is , 7 ' 2d . ... this money was coined in Ceylon The
Massa or Masurama which is mentioned so frequently in the stories is probably ...

Village Folk tales of Ceylon

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Book Review Digest

Folklore - England - Juvenile literature ISBN 0 - 15 - 286855 - 0 ( lib bdg ) LC 85 -
16375 This is a new adaptation of a ... Maldives — History ISBN 0 - 917561 - 19 -
8 LC 86 - 7935 This book , by the author of Kon - Tiki ( BRD 1950 , 1961 ) ...

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The magic art

The myth still exists in the Maldives , but in a rather different form . ... Sacrifices to
Water - spirits Ibn Batutah's narrative of the demon lover and his mortal Stories of
brides closely resembles a well - known type of folk - tale , of the Perseus which ...

The magic art

Author: James George Frazer

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