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African-American folklorist J. Mason Brewer starts this volume with "Juneteenth," followed by Martha Emmons’ "Dyin’ Easy." Mexican-American folklore is explored in witch tales, legends, folk-curing from Ruth Laughlin Barker, Ruth Dodson, Jovita Gonzalez. Other topics include British ballads in Texas and camp-meeting spirituals, by such contributors as J. Frank Dobie, Mabel Major, and Phil LeNoir.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. p. i
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright Page
  2. p. 2
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  1. Contents
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  1. Muchas Gracias
  2. pp. 4-7
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  1. I
  2. pp. 8-54
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  1. Dyin’ Easy
  2. pp. 55-61
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  1. New Mexico Witch Tales
  2. pp. 62-70
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  1. II
  2. pp. 71-81
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  1. Folk-Curing among the Mexicans
  2. pp. 82-98
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  1. Among my People
  2. pp. 99-108
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  1. III
  2. pp. 109-123
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  1. The Hermit of Las Vegas
  2. pp. 124-126
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  1. Strap Buckner Again
  2. pp. 127-130
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  1. IV
  2. pp. 131-168
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  1. Old-Time White Camp-Meeting Spirituals
  2. pp. 169-185
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  1. Proceedings of the Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1932
  2. pp. 186-187
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 188-189
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  1. Indexes
  2. pp. 190-192
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  1. Index 01
  2. pp. 193-199
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  1. Announcements
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  1. National Endowment for the Humanities Funding Information
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780870740459
Related ISBN
9780870740459
MARC Record
OCLC
821824343
Launched on MUSE
2019-12-20
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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