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Folklore



link to catalog page, 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, 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 MCDOWELL, Poetry and Violence

Poetry and Violence

The Ballad Tradition of Mexico's Costa Chica

Author: John H. McDowell
Pub Date: February 2008

The corrido and its complex relationship with violence   learn more...

link to catalog page, 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 FLEISCHHAUER, Bluegrass Odyssey

Bluegrass Odyssey

A Documentary in Pictures and Words, 1966-86

Author: Carl Fleischhauer and Neil V. Rosenberg
Pub Date: 2007

Revealing bluegrass music and culture through photographs and commentary   learn more...

link to catalog page FINE, Soulstepping

Soulstepping

African American Step Shows

Author: Elizabeth C. Fine
Pub Date: January 2007

The first book to detail the history of stepping   learn more...

link to catalog page GREEN, Tin Men Author: Archie Green
Pub Date: 2007

The art, craft, and social history behind tin men   learn more...

link to catalog page, 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 MARTINEZ, My Life in San Juan Pueblo

My Life in San Juan Pueblo

Stories of Esther Martinez

Author: Edited by Sue-Ellen Jacobs and Josephine Binford with M. Ellien Carroll, Henrietta M. Smith, and Tilar Mazzeo
Pub Date: April 2004

American Indian stories from famed Traditional Storyteller for the National Park Service, Esther Martinez   learn more...

link to catalog page SCHROEDER, Robert Johnson, Mythmaking, and Contemporary American Culture Author: Patricia R. Schroeder
Pub Date: July 2004

Building the complex mythology surrounding blues legend Robert Johnson   learn more...

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