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Folklore



link to catalog page SHUMAN, Other People's Stories

Other People's Stories

Entitlement Claims and the Critique of Empathy

Author: Amy Shuman
Pub Date: 2010

A critical assessment of collective memories, small world stories, and other allegories of everyday life   learn more...

link to catalog page STONE, Sacred Steel

Sacred Steel

Inside an African American Steel Guitar Tradition

Author: Robert L. Stone
Pub Date: September 2010

The first in-depth look at a unique sacred music tradition   learn more...

link to catalog page ORING, Engaging Humor Author: Elliott Oring
Pub Date: August 2008

Exploring the structure, motives, and meanings of humor in everyday life   learn more...

link to catalog page CANTWELL, If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk

Music, Community, Culture

Author: Robert Cantwell
Pub Date: October 2008

A dazzling, expansive exploration of the culture-making activities and artifacts of everyday life   learn more...

link to catalog page DOLBY, Self-Help Books

Self-Help Books

Why Americans Keep Reading Them

Author: Sandra K. Dolby
Pub Date: Cloth: 2005; Paper: 2008

Understanding instead of lamenting the popularity of self-help books   learn more...

link to catalog page THOMPSON, The Old German Baptist Brethren

The Old German Baptist Brethren

Faith, Farming, and Change in the Virginia Blue Ridge

Author: Charles D. Thompson Jr.
Pub Date: June 2006

A traditional community's struggle to define itself in the face of agricultural change   learn more...

link to catalog page GRAVES, Cultural Democracy

Cultural Democracy

The Arts, Community, and the Public Purpose

Author: James Bau Graves
Pub Date: December 2005

How America shortchanges the arts and community, and what can be done about it   learn more...

link to catalog page FEINTUCH, Eight Words for the Study of Expressive Culture Author: Edited by Burt Feintuch
Pub Date: July 2003

An examination of words--art, tradition, text, identity, context, genre, performance, group--that are fundamental concepts for the study of creativity and tradition in human expression   learn more...

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