A Mellon Foundation Scholarly Monograph InitiativeFolklore Studies in a Multicultural World is a book series that publishes top-notch first books in folklore studies. Funded by a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the series is a collaborative venture of the University of Illinois Press, the University Press of Mississippi, and the University of Wisconsin Press, in conjunction with the American Folklore Society.
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Squeeze This! A Cultural History of the Accordion in America by Marion Jacobson was selected as the best book in organology (the study of instruments) published in 2011-2013. The Society for Ethnomusicology … Continue reading
The Painted Screens of Baltimore: An Urban Folk Art Revealed By Elaine Eff An exploration of a homegrown tradition of unexpected beauty and privacy University Press of Mississippi Folklore Studies in a Multicultural World Cloth $35 Also available as an … Continue reading