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The Message Of Folklore from Bahrain To The World
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The Al Hajjalah dance of the Al Fayyoum Bedouins: A field study

Our heritage, which is enduring, will remain the first line of defence when we seek to protect our identity and roots from globalization. Folklore contributes...

Folkloric poetry and patriotic songs as resistance against the French occupation of Tunisia from 1881 to the 1930s

Poetry and patriotic songs were used as means to express resistance to the French occupation of south and north Tunisia, and to protect national identity and...

The portrayal of Palestinian women in folkloric proverbs

As one of the most common elements of folklore, proverbs offer faithful representations of individual and shared experiences. Some proverbs allude to incidents...

Folk culture and tourism

With the prevailing trend towards diversifying sources of national income in Arab countries - especially oil-producing nations - tourism has come to the...

The protection of traditions and the digital divide

Nowadays, humanity is experiencing a Western phenomenon called globalization. This trend endeavours to homogenise thinking, culture, society, economy and...

Symbolic dimensions in the folktale: A study of folktales’ symbolism in light of psychological and anthropological analyses and the history of religions

Following methodological constraints, we can track the meanings that symbols hold for certain groups or cultures. However, this does not deny the fact that...

Folkloric poetry and patriotic songs as resistance against the French occupation of Tunisia from 1881 to the 1930s

Poetry and patriotic songs were used as means to express resistance to the French occupation of south and north Tunisia, and to protect national identity and...

The portrayal of Palestinian women in folkloric proverbs

As one of the most common elements of folklore, proverbs offer faithful representations of individual and shared experiences. Some proverbs allude to incidents...

Children’s traditional sports in Tunisia

The historical development of Tunisian culture has played a significant role in the development of a diverse culture over thousands of years, from the Punic...

Folkloric therapeutic prescriptions in Western Algeria: A field study

Since the dawn of time, man has tried to treat his diseases and ailments using medicinal prescriptions. He discovered a number of plants from which he...

The Al Hajjalah dance of the Al Fayyoum Bedouins: A field study

Our heritage, which is enduring, will remain the first line of defence when we seek to protect our identity and roots from globalization. Folklore contributes...

Traditional Iraqi architecture: Baghdad and Mosul as examples

Traditional culture is viewed as the summary of the traditional thinking of certain groups that inhabit a place. Their co-existence results in multiple forms...

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