Folklore



link to catalog page WINANS, Banjo Roots and Branches Author: Edited by Robert B. Winans
Pub Date: September 2018

West African precursors, African-Caribbean origins, North American journeys   learn more...
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link to catalog page ROSENBERG, Bluegrass Generation Author: Neil V. Rosenberg
Pub Date: June 2018

Bean Blossom, banjos, and bluegrass becoming bluegrass   learn more...
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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...
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link to catalog page DA COSTA, Politicizing Creative Economy

Politicizing Creative Economy

Activism and a Hunger Called Theater

Author: Dia Da Costa
Pub Date: January 2017

Rethinking the theoretical and policy optimism around the arts and creative economy   learn more...
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link to catalog page HARRIS, Storytelling in Siberia

Storytelling in Siberia

The Olonkho Epic in a Changing World

Author: Robin P. Harris
Pub Date: November 2017

How the Sakha revived a near-extinct art form   learn more...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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link to catalog page WU, Reinventing Chinese Tradition

Reinventing Chinese Tradition

The Cultural Politics of Late Socialism

Author: Ka-ming Wu
Pub Date: November 2015

An eye-opening study of an evolving culture and society within contemporary China   learn more...
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