free access   Volume 122, Number 483, Winter 2009

Table of Contents

From: Journal of American Folklore

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Special Issue: Food and Identity in the Americas

Special Issue Editor: Bill Ellis

free access   Introduction

pp. 3-10


free access   Gallo Pinto: Tradition, Memory, and Identity in Costa Rican Foodways

pp. 11-27

free access   Vernacular Health Moralities and Culinary Tourism in Newfoundland and Labrador

pp. 28-52

free access   Whispers in an Ice Cream Parlor: Culinary Tourism, Contemporary Legends, and the Urban Interzone

pp. 53-74


free access   The Essential Idea of the Blues Formula: A Response to David Evans

pp. 75-80


free access   Ġorġ Mifsud-Chircop (1951–2007)

pp. 81-82

Sound Reviews

free access   1951 Edinburgh People’s Festival Ceilidh, and: Gaelic Songs of Scotland: Women at Work in the Western Isles (review)

pp. 83-85

free access   It’s Time for Another One: Folksongs from the South Coast of Newfoundland—Ramea and Grole (review)

pp. 85-87

free access   Reel-to-reel Recordings of American and British Songs, Ballads, and Instrumentals Performed by Toru Mitsui in 1963–1966, in Japan, and: Reel-to-reel Recordings of American and British Songs, Ballads, and Instrumentals Performed by Tsuyoshi Hashimoto & Toru Mitsui in 1961, 1965, and 1967, in Japan (review)

pp. 87-89

Video Reviews

free access   Arctic Son (review)

pp. 90-91

Exhibit Reviews

free access   Key Ingredients: America by Food (review)

pp. 92-95

free access   Iowa Place-based Foods (review)

pp. 95-97

free access   Work is Art and Art is Work: The Art of Handcrafted Instruments (review)

pp. 97-99

Book Reviews

free access   Legendary Hawai‘i and the Politics of Place: Tradition, Translation, and Tourism (review)

pp. 100-102

free access   Once upon a Virus: AIDS Legends and Vernacular Risk Perception (review)

pp. 102-103

free access   Witching Culture: Folklore and Neo-Paganism in America (review)

pp. 103-104

free access   The Land of Remorse: A Study of Southern Italian Tarantism (review)

pp. 104-106

free access   Bluegrass: A History (review)

pp. 106-108

free access   A Revolution in Eating: How the Quest for Food Shaped America, and: Eating Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Food (review)

pp. 108-110

free access   Encyclopedia of Folk Medicine: Old World and New World Traditions (review)

pp. 110-111

free access   Carville: Remembering Leprosy in America (review)

pp. 111-112

free access   Tobacco Harvest: An Elegy (review)

pp. 112-114

free access   African Folklore: An Encyclopedia (review)

pp. 114-115

free access   Words on Fire: The Unfinished Story of Yiddish (review)

pp. 115-116

free access   MennoFolk: Mennonite and Amish Folk Traditions (review)

pp. 116-117

free access   Bodies: Sex, Violence, Disease, and Death in Contemporary Legend (review)

pp. 117-118

free access   Types of the Folktale in the Arab World: A Demographically Oriented Tale-Type Index (review)

pp. 118-119

free access   Good Humor, Bad Taste: A Sociology of the Joke (review)

pp. 119-121


free access   Information about Contributors

pp. 122-123