Download e-book for iPad: American Folklore: An Encyclopedia (Garland Reference by Jan Harold Brunvand

By Jan Harold Brunvand

ISBN-10: 0815307519

ISBN-13: 9780815307518

ISBN-10: 0815333501

ISBN-13: 9780815333500

comprises over 500 articles
Ranging over foodways and folksongs, quiltmaking and machine lore, Pecos invoice, Butch Cassidy, and Elvis sightings, greater than 500 articles highlight folks literature, song, and crafts; activities and vacation trips; tall stories and mythical figures; genres and types; scholarly methods and theories; areas and ethnic teams; performers and creditors; writers and students; non secular ideals and practices. The alphabetically prepared entries differ from concise definitions to particular surveys, each one observed via a quick, updated bibliography.
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*Over 500 articles highlight folks literature, song, crafts, and extra
*Alphabetically prepared
*Entries observed via updated bibliographies
*Edited by means of America's best-known folklore authority

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