Tradition and Society in Turkmenistan
Gender, Oral Culture and Song
Published January 12th 2001 by Routledge – 288 pages
Series: Central Asia Research Forum
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.
'Tradition and Society in Turkmenistan makes an important contribution to the growing body of English-language studies on Central Asia … a valuable resource for historians, anthropologists and sociologists working on Turkmenistan, or more generally for scholars working on gender identity and performance.' - School of Oriental & African Studies
'Unusual and refreshing' - Cornucopia