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Unearthing gender folksongs of North India by Smita Tewari Jassal

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham, NC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social life and customs,
  • Bhojpuri Folk songs,
  • History and criticism,
  • Music

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementSmita Tewari Jassal
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPK1827.5 .J37 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24918210M
ISBN 109780822351191, 9780822351306
LC Control Number2011027455

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