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Folklore and Legends : Oriental, Score Asia Flo

By: Charles Tibbitts

Description: This is an anthology of tales from several widely separated Asian story-telling traditions, with the center of gravity somewhere in Persia. This was originally published in a series of 'folklore and legends' volumes by the firm of W.W. Gibbin

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Sacred Text : Myths and Legends of the Andamans

By: A.R. Radcliffe Brown
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A Journey in Southern Siberia

By: Jeremiah Curtin

Description: Jeremiah Curtin, writer, polyglot, ethnographer and folklorist, travelled in 1900 to central Siberia to study the religion and folklore of the Buryat people. The Buryats are one branch of the Mongols, who at one point conquered a large swath of Asia, Europe and India. Their home is around Lake Baikal in central Siberia. The first third of this book is a travelogue which describes Curtin's Siberian journey; this is a fascinating glimpse at Tsarist Siberia jus...

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Sacred Text : Tibetan Folk Tales

By: A.L. Shelton
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Davil Worship, the Sacred Books and Traditions of the Yezidiz, Sco...

By: Isya Joseph

Description: This is one of the only public domain sources of information on the religious beliefs of the Yezidi, a small group originally from the northern region of Iraq. Although they speak Kurdish, they are a distinct population from the Kurds. The Ye

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Sacred Text : Philippine Folk Tales

By: Mable Cook Cole
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Koryak Texts, Score Asia Kort

By: Waldemar Bogoras

Description: This is a collection of mythological texts from the Koryak, a traditional people who live on the Kamchatka peninsula, in the far east of Russia. The similarity of these tales to native American folklore, particularly from the Northwestern reg

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An Inquiry Into the Religious Tenets of the Yezeedes, Score Asia Rty

By: Geo. P. Badger

Description: This is a short extract from a book by a Christian missionary which gives some historical observations on the Yezidi people of northern Iraq. For more information on the Yezidi, refer to Devil Worship: The Sacred Books and Traditions of the Y

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Forty-four Turkish Fairy Tales, Score Asia Ftft

By: Ignácz Kúnos

Description: This book draws on the rich folklore of Turkey. Forty-four Turkish Fairy Tales is long out of print, for reasons which will become clear below. For one thing, this edition had lavish production standards: it is in an oversize quarto format, w

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Sacred Text : Philippine Folklore Stories

By: J. M. Miller
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The Religions of South Vietnam in Faith and Fact, Score Asia Rsv

By: Bureau of Naval Personnel US Navy

Description: Vietnam, because of historical and geographical factors, has an extrordinary number of different religious influences, including Animism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Christianity and several indigenous belief systems such as Cao Dai. Th

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Folk-lore of the Holy Land Moslem, Christian and Jewish, Score Asi...

By: J. E. Hanaues

Description: This entertaining collection of folklore from what is now Israel/Palestine was written at the start of the 20th century. It contains an even mix of Moslem, Christian and Jewish lore; often a given tale will draw from multiple traditions, and

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The Man in the Panther's Skin

By: Shot'Ha Rush'Haveli

Description: Georgia is a central Asian region which is situated in the mountains between the Black and Caspian seas. This, the 'Man in the Panther Skin' (also known as 'the Knight in the Panther Skin') is a 12th century medieval epic poem. It is considered one of the masterpieces of Georgian literature, and has been called the Georgian national epic. The author, Prince Shota Rustaveli, was a noble in the court of Queen Tamar, and served as her treasurer. He was also a p...

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Origins of the Druze People and Religion, Score Asia Odpr

By: Philip Hitti

Description: The Druze, who primarily live in Lebanon, Syria and Israel, have a mysterious religion which has been the subject of much speculation over the centuries. In the 19th century manuscript copies of their religious literature were spirited away t

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The Living Age : Volume 78, Issue 1005, September 5, 1863: Littell...

By: The Living Age Company

Description: Littell's Living Age (also known simply as The Living Age) was an American general magazine largely consisting of selections from various English and American magazines and newspapers. It was published weekly, for the most part.

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A Short Manual of the History of India, With an Account of India a...

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The Living Age : Volume 103, Issue 1334, December 25, 1869: Littel...

By: The Living Age Company

Description: Littell's Living Age (also known simply as The Living Age) was an American general magazine largely consisting of selections from various English and American magazines and newspapers. It was published weekly, for the most part.

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Fruit-gathering, Score Tagore Frutgath

By: Rabindranath Tagore

Description: Tagore is an artist of rare lyrical powers, who understands the human soul. Tagore's poems are devotions, mystical, sublimated ecstasy. They are the thoughts of a seer, the perfect union of beauty and truth in poetry. Contents: Fruit Gatherin

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