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Arts: Performers and Performing Groups: Dance: Bangladesh
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Although no scholarly monograph gives a comprehensive account of women’s role in the development of dance in Bangladesh, articles, chapters, memoirs, and interviews, mostly in Bangla, reveal how women have contributed to establishing dance as an important cultural practice in the predominantly Muslim nation. Based on this literature, the article provides a chronological acc…

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Munjulika Tarah, “Arts: Performers and Performing Groups: Dance: Bangladesh”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 01 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002150>
First published online: 2018

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