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Tradition and Society in Turkmenistan
Gender, Oral Culture and Song





ISBN 9781138862487
Published December 10, 2015 by Routledge
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.

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'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