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link to catalog page WHITEIS, Chicago Blues

Chicago Blues

Portraits and Stories

Author: David Whiteis
Pub Date: April 2006

A descriptive tour through the places and personalities of the Chicago Blues scene, past and present   learn more...

link to catalog page AHLQUIST, Chorus and Community Author: Edited by Karen Ahlquist
Pub Date: September 2006

The chorus and its effect on music and the world   learn more...

link to catalog page, 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 WILLIAMS, Staging Tradition

Staging Tradition

John Lair and Sarah Gertrude Knott

Author: Michael Ann Williams
Pub Date: August 2006

The colorful and detailed story of folk music’s pioneering stage presenters   learn more...

link to catalog page MACDONALD, Ten Traditional Tellers Author: Margaret Read MacDonald
Pub Date: May 2006

Looking inside the lives, cultures, and stories of traditional storytellers from around the world   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

An examination of the culture of myth making by looking at the myths surrounding Robert Johnson and how they were used by various writers and artists   learn more...

link to catalog page, 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...

link to catalog page THOMAS, Naked Barbies, Warrior Joes, and Other Forms of Visible Gender Author: Jeannie Banks Thomas
Pub Date: October 2003

This book is a study of everyday, gendered sculptural figures, including Barbie and G. I. Joe   learn more...

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