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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


pp. 3-10 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0068


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

pp. 11-27 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0043

Vernacular Health Moralities and Culinary Tourism in Newfoundland and Labrador

pp. 28-52 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0048

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

pp. 53-74 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0053


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

pp. 75-80 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0058


Ġorġ Mifsud-Chircop (1951–2007)

pp. 81-82 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0062

Sound Reviews

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

pp. 83-85 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0066

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

pp. 85-87 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0071

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 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0046

Video Reviews

Arctic Son (review)

pp. 90-91 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0051

Exhibit Reviews

Key Ingredients: America by Food (review)

pp. 92-95 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0056

Iowa Place-based Foods (review)

pp. 95-97 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0064

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

pp. 97-99 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0069

Book Reviews

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

pp. 100-102 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0044

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

pp. 102-103 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0049

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

pp. 103-104 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0054

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

pp. 104-106 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0059

Bluegrass: A History (review)

pp. 106-108 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0063

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

pp. 108-110 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0067

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

pp. 110-111 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0072

Carville: Remembering Leprosy in America (review)

pp. 111-112 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0047

Tobacco Harvest: An Elegy (review)

pp. 112-114 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0052

African Folklore: An Encyclopedia (review)

pp. 114-115 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0057

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

pp. 115-116 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0061

MennoFolk: Mennonite and Amish Folk Traditions (review)

pp. 116-117 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0065

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

pp. 117-118 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0070

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

pp. 118-119 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0045

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

pp. 119-121 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0050


Information about Contributors

pp. 122-123 | DOI: 10.1353/jaf.0.0055

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