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Folklore



link to catalog page FOLEY, Oral Tradition and the Internet

Oral Tradition and the Internet

Pathways of the Mind

Author: John Miles Foley
Pub Date: August 2012

Beyond the page, a rich nexus of human thought   learn more...

link to catalog page BURNS, Archie Green

Archie Green

The Making of a Working-Class Hero

Author: Sean Burns
Pub Date: October 2011

Remembering a life devoted to preserving working-class traditions   learn more...

link to catalog page ADLER, Bean Blossom

Bean Blossom

The Brown County Jamboree and Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Festivals

Author: Thomas A. Adler
Pub Date: June 2011

A long look back at the home of legendary bluegrass festivals and jamborees   learn more...

link to catalog page THOMPSON, Spirits of Just Men

Spirits of Just Men

Mountaineers, Liquor Bosses, and Lawmen in the Moonshine Capital of the World

Author: Charles D. Thompson Jr.
Pub Date: May 2011

A rousing tale of moonshine and conspiracy in Depression-era rural Virginia   learn more...

link to catalog page ALLEN, Gone to the Country

Gone to the Country

The New Lost City Ramblers and the Folk Music Revival

Author: Ray Allen
Pub Date: October 2010

Exploring the cultural impact of a northern band's southern music   learn more...

link to catalog page SHUMAN, 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 STONE, Sacred Steel

Sacred Steel

Inside an African American Steel Guitar Tradition

Author: Robert L. Stone
Pub Date: September 2010

The first in-depth look at a unique sacred music tradition   learn more...

link to catalog page ORING, 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 CANTWELL, If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk

Music, Community, Culture

Author: Robert Cantwell
Pub Date: October 2008

A dazzling, expansive exploration of the culture-making activities and artifacts of everyday life   learn more...

link to catalog page DOLBY, 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...

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