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Tradition and Society in Turkmenistan

Gender, Oral Culture and Song, 1st Edition

By Carole Blackwell


224 pages

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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

About the Series

Central Asia Research Forum

Central Asia Research Forum is a series designed to present cutting-edge research on the Central Asia region spanning the whole of the social sciences.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies