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66 - Traditional Entertainments and Celebrations

from Part VII - Popular Culture

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  17 August 2019

Bruce R. Smith
University of Southern California
Katherine Rowe
Smith College, Massachusetts
Ton Hoenselaars
Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands
Akiko Kusunoki
Tokyo Woman’s Christian University, Japan
Andrew Murphy
Trinity College Dublin
Aimara da Cunha Resende
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
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