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Living Folklore Living Folklore An Introduction to the Study of People and Their Traditions Second Edition Martha C. Sims The Ohio State University Martine Stephens Ohio Wesleyan University Utah State University Press Logan, Utah 2011 Copyright ©2011 Utah State University Press All rights reserved Utah State University Press Logan, Utah 84322-3078 Manufactured in the United States of America Printed on recycled, acid-free paper ISBN: 978-0-87421-844-2 (cloth) ISBN: 978-0-87421-845-9 (e-book) Second Edition, Revised The Library of Congress has cataloged the first edition as follows: Sims, Martha C., 1963Living folklore : an introduction to the study of people and their traditions / Martha C. Sims, Martine Stephens. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-0-87421-611-0 (hardcover : alk. paper) 1. Folklore—Methodology. 2. Folklore—Field work. 3. Folklore—Performance. 4. Manners and customs. 5. Rites and ceremonies. I. Stephens, Martine, 1959- II. Title. GR45.S56 2005 398’.072—dc22 2005011837 ...