Santalia

Catalogue of Santali Manuscripts in Oslo

by Santosh K. Soren

  • Published:
  • Pages: 224 pp.
  • Series number: 41
Available from NIAS Press worldwide
Rev. P.O. Bodding lived as a missionary among the Santals in Santal Parganas in India for more than 30 years. During this period he helped the Santals collect their own folklore by writing down the stories of their foremost tellers.
Rev. P.O. Bodding lived as a missionary among the Santals in Santal Parganas in India for more than 30 years. During this period he helped the Santals collect their own folklore by writing down the stories of their foremost tellers.

by Nita Mathur, Indira Gandhi National Open University
From journal:
Asian Folklore Studies, Nagoya. Vol. LXV-2, 2006

"Compiling a catalogue is a formidable task in itself, and Soren has compiled it with great passion and perseverance.

The slim book will be of much use to those accessing Bodding’s manuscripts in Oslo and also those who seek to learn th ways and means of preparing reseracher-friendly catalogues."

"Compiling a catalogue is a formidable task in itself, and Soren has compiled it with great passion and perseverance.

The slim book will be of much use to those accessing Bodding’s manuscripts in Oslo and also those who seek to learn th ways and means of preparing reseracher-friendly catalogues."

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