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Folklore



link to catalog page JONES-BAMMAN, Building New Banjos for an Old-Time World Author: Richard Jones-Bamman
Pub Date: October 2017

Artisans building musical instruments and community   learn more...

link to catalog page INSERRA, Global Tarantella

Global Tarantella

Reinventing Southern Italian Folk Music and Dances

Author: Incoronata Inserra
Pub Date: October 2017

How tarantella beguiled the world, and what happened next   learn more...

link to catalog page JONES, My Curious and Jocular Heroes

My Curious and Jocular Heroes

Tales and Tale-Spinners from Appalachia

Author: Loyal Jones
Pub Date: September 2017

A joyous blend of life story, learning, and lore   learn more...

link to catalog page FREEDMAN, Peggy Seeger

Peggy Seeger

A Life of Music, Love, and Politics

Author: Jean R. Freedman
Pub Date: March 2017

The first full-length biography of the music legend   learn more...

link to catalog page FIOL, Recasting Folk in the Himalayas

Recasting Folk in the Himalayas

Indian Music, Media, and Social Mobility

Author: Stefan Fiol
Pub Date: October 2017

The clash of music and the modern world in an emerging Indian state   learn more...

link to catalog page BENDIX, Sustaining Interdisciplinary Collaboration Author: Regina F. Bendix, Kilian Bizer, and Dorothy Noyes
Pub Date: April 2017

The essential guide for planning and cultivating interdisciplinary research   learn more...

link to catalog page WADE, The Beautiful Music All Around Us

The Beautiful Music All Around Us

Field Recordings and the American Experience

Author: Stephen Wade
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: 2015

Uncovering the hidden histories of iconic American folksongs   learn more...

link to catalog page BECK, Daisy Turner's Kin

Daisy Turner's Kin

An African American Family Saga

Author: Jane C. Beck
Pub Date: July 2015

The oral history of an American family from Africa to the twentieth century   learn more...

link to catalog page UZENDOSKI, The Ecology of the Spoken Word

The Ecology of the Spoken Word

Amazonian Storytelling and Shamanism among the Napo Runa

Author: Michael A. Uzendoski and Edith Felicia Calapucha-Tapuy
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: February 2015

Beyond words, exploring Quichua aesthetic expression   learn more...

link to catalog page JAMISON, Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics

Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics

Roots and Branches of Southern Appalachian Dance

Author: Phil Jamison
Pub Date: July 2015

From cakewalks to clogging, a new history of a vital American art form   learn more...

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