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Folklore



link to catalog page, Maithil Women's Tales

Maithil Women's Tales

Storytelling on the Nepal-India Border

Author: Coralynn V. Davis
Pub Date: August 2014

Traces Maithil women’s agency and meaning-making in their contemporary telling of traditional folktales   learn more...

link to catalog page, Ring Shout, Wheel About

Ring Shout, Wheel About

The Racial Politics of Music and Dance in North American Slavery

Author: Katrina Dyonne Thompson
Pub Date: February 2014

A stage-level view of black musical performance and early American conceptualizations of race   learn more...

link to catalog page, Roots of the Revival

Roots of the Revival

American and British Folk Music in the 1950s

Author: Ronald D. Cohen and Rachel Clare Donaldson
Pub Date: October 2014

Comparing the impact of the folk revival on each side of the Atlantic   learn more...

link to catalog page, World Flutelore

World Flutelore

Folktales, Myths, and Other Stories of Magical Flute Power

Author: Dale A. Olsen
Pub Date: January 2014

A global exploration of the magic of the flute   learn more...

link to catalog page, Yankee Twang

Yankee Twang

Country and Western Music in New England

Author: Clifford R. Murphy
Pub Date: October 2014

A groundbreaking treatment of a region overlooked in the recent surge of country music scholarship   learn more...

link to catalog page, Eating Together

Eating Together

Food, Friendship, and Inequality

Author: Alice P. Julier
Pub Date: June 2013

The social dynamics of shared meals   learn more...

link to catalog page, Kings for Three Days

Kings for Three Days

The Play of Race and Gender in an Afro-Ecuadorian Festival

Author: Jean Muteba Rahier
Pub Date: May 2013

A vibrant study of symbol and social significance in one of Ecuador's black populations   learn more...

link to catalog page, Mojo Workin'

Mojo Workin'

The Old African American Hoodoo System

Author: Katrina Hazzard-Donald
Pub Date: January 2013

A bold new reconsideration of Hoodoo belief and practice   learn more...

link to catalog page SCULLY, The Never-Ending Revival

The Never-Ending Revival

Rounder Records and the Folk Alliance

Author: Michael F. Scully
Pub Date: Cloth: 2008; Paper: February 2013

A ground-breaking history of the American folk music revival   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Accordion in the Americas

The Accordion in the Americas

Klezmer, Polka, Tango, Zydeco, and More!

Author: Edited by Helena Simonett
Pub Date: October 2012

The accordion in the new world   learn more...

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