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Tradition and Society in Turkmenistan

Gender, Oral Culture and Song

By Carole Blackwell

Routledge – 2001 – 288 pages

Series: Central Asia Research Forum

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    978-0-7007-1354-7
    January 12th 2001

Description

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.

Reviews

'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

Name: Tradition and Society in Turkmenistan: Gender, Oral Culture and Song (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Carole Blackwell. 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.
Categories: Asian Studies, Central Asian Studies, Anthropology - Soc Sci