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 .
Author: Thomas A. Green
Covers tales that are the foundations of the world's traditions, literature, and popular culture and are fundamental to daily life.
... 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
Author: Roseline NgCheong-Lum
Publisher: Benchmark Books
Describes the history, geography, culture, government, and people of Maldives, an archipelago in the Indian Ocean.
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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