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Folklore of Southern Africa

Partridge, A. C.

Folklore of Southern Africa

by Partridge, A. C.

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Published by Purnell in Cape Town, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Southern.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- Africa, Southern.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 129.

      Statementwith introductions and annotations by A. C. Partridge.
      SeriesELISA series, v. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR360.S62 P37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 129 p.
      Number of Pages129
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5301266M
      ISBN 100360001818
      LC Control Number72082950

      To start a Folklore quest, First, you must obtain information about a "Folklore" which will give you a hint in order to initiate your investigation. "Folklore Information" can be obtained through actions such as "going to a certain location" or "Browsing a book at the Archives". With just "Folklore Information" the view of the "Folklore" is still Unclear. Bibliography / Book List: Africa. WE WOULD LOVE YOUR SUPPORT! Our content is provided free as a public service! IBF is % solar powered. Follow us on Twitter: To help you get information on topics we cover we provide the following bibliographies / book lists. We welcome you comments and suggestions for additional materials to add.

      African-American folklore, like the folklore of any other people, is a tradition that is community based. Folklore expresses the sensibilities and feelings of a group rather than those of any one individual. Communities use folk traditions to maintain a connection to the past even as a community evolves and changes over time. South Africa is a country located on the southern tip of the African continent. Being a nation of diversity, there are eleven official languages in South Africa. The collection of folktales from South Africa consists of two books with 28 folktales.

      Retellings of American folktales and legends, Native American myths, weather folklore, ghost stories and more from each of the 50 United States of America. Great for school children and teachers. as the Flora of southern Africa(FSA): the subcontinent south of the Kunene, Okavango, Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers. The first list of southern African plants published from PRECIS was the List of species of southern African plants (Gibbs Russell et al), which comprised a basic list of names in current use. It was followed by a second edi-.


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