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This unique collection of essays dedicated to the presentation of American tradition broadens our understanding of the regional differences and ethnic folkways that color American life.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. p. v
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  1. Preface
  2. Don Yoder
  3. pp. vii-viii
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  1. 1. Folklife Studies in American Scholarship
  2. Don Yoder
  3. pp. 3-18
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  1. 2. Folklife Study and Social Change
  2. Ward H. Goodenough
  3. pp. 19-26
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  1. 3. Uses of the Artistic Past
  2. James Marston Fitch
  3. pp. 27-50
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  1. 4. American Cultural Geography and Folklife
  2. Fred Â. Kniffen
  3. pp. 51-70
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  1. 5. Film Documentation of Folklife
  2. Leslie P. Greenhill
  3. pp. 71-104
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  1. 6. Folk Boats of Eastern French Louisiana
  2. William B. Knipmeyer
  3. pp. 105-150
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  1. 7. Afro-American Coil Basketry in Charleston County, South Carolina: Affective Characteristics of an Artistic Craft in a Social Context
  2. Gerald L. Davis
  3. pp. 151-184
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  1. 8. The Whitaker-Waggoner Log House from Morgan County, Indiana
  2. Warren E. Roberts
  3. pp. 185-208
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  1. 9. Tollgate Lore from Upstate New York: A Contribution to Folk-Cultural Studies
  2. David J. Winslow
  3. pp. 209-238
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  1. 10. Ethnic Tensions in the Lower Rio Grande Valley to 1860
  2. James L. Evans
  3. pp. 239-256
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  1. 11. Wishing in and Shooting in the New Year among the Germans in the Carolinas
  2. Walter L. Robbins
  3. pp. 257-280
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  1. 12. Morality in a Yoruba Ritual in Trinidad
  2. Jacob D. Elder
  3. pp. 281-292
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  1. Notes on the Contributors
  2. pp. 293-296
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 297-304
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781477303535
Related ISBN
9780292703087
MARC Record
OCLC
967552937
Pages
312
Launched on MUSE
2017-01-05
Language
English
Open Access
No
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