Folk Cultures

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Lakshmi Swaminathan
Axelby, Richard. Pastures New: Pastoral Development and the Determination of Grazing Access in the Indian Himalayas (Unpublished doctoral dissertation), University of London, 2005.   Axelby, Richard. ‘Chamba Valley, Himalaya, Himachal Pradesh.’ In Ground Down by Growth: Tribe, Caste, Class and…
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Kolkali ('stick dance') performed by the Wayanadan Chettis as part of their wedding festivities: the songs are based on oral narrations of the Ramayana and Mahabharata, such as the vanavasa (exile to the forest) of Rama, Lakshmana and Sita.
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Bernier, Ronald M. 1983. ‘Tradition and Invention in Himachal Pradesh Temple Arts’, in Artibus Asiae 44.1:65–91.   ———. 1997. Himalayan Architecture. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press; London: Associated University Press.   Blackburn, Stuart H. 1985. ‘Death and Deification: Folk…
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