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Published by Royal Asiatic Society, Korea Branch in Seoul .
Written in English



  • Korea (South)


  • Folk music -- Korea (South) -- History and criticism,
  • Shamanism -- Korea (South)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-285).

StatementKeith Howard.
ContributionsRoyal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland. Korea Branch.
LC ClassificationsML3752 .H69 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 295 p. :
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1314848M
LC Control Number92187114

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