78 Blues: Folksongs and Phonographs in the American South

Alan Lomax, Assistant in Charge: The Library of Congress Letters, 1935-1945

Aliens, Ghosts, and Cults: Legends We Live

The Amazing Crawfish Boat

The Artistry of Afro-Cuban Bata Drumming: Aesthetics, Transmission, Bonding, and Creativity

Baba Yaga: The Wild Witch of the East in Russian Fairy Tales

Behold the Proverbs of a People: Proverbial Wisdom in Culture, Literature, and Politics

Black Folklore and the Politics of Racial Representation

Black Rock : A Zuni Cultural Landscape and the Meaning of Place

Bloody Mary in the Mirror: Essays in Psychoanalytic Folkloristics

Blue Ridge Folklife

Bluebeard: A Reader's Guide to the English Tradition

Bodies: Sex, Violence, Disease, and Death in Contemporary Legend

Cajun and Creole Folktales

Cajun Country

Campus Traditions: Folklore from the Old-Time College to the Modern Mega-University

Carolina Piedmont Country

Chicano Graffiti and Murals: The Neighborhood Art of Peter Quezada

Choctaw Tales

Comfort Food: Meanings and Memories

The Complete Folktales of A. N. Afanas'ev, Volume II

The Complete Folktales of A. N. Afanas'ev: Volume I

Crafted Lives: Stories and Studies of African American Quilters

Creoles of Color in the Bayou Country

Creolization as Cultural Creativity

Curatorial Conversations: Cultural Representation and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Dancing on the Color Line: African American Tricksters in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Desi Divas: Political Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performances

Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Embroidered Stories: Interpreting Women's Domestic Needlework from the Italian Diaspora

The Florida Folklife Reader

Folklore Recycled: Old Traditions in New Contexts

From Every Stage: Images of America's Roots Music

Ghost Dancing on the Cracker Circuit: The Culture of Festivals in the American South

Ghost Hunters of the South

Ghosts along the Mississippi River

The Glenbuchat Ballads

Gone to the Grave: Burial Customs of the Arkansas Ozarks, 1850-1950

Great Smoky Mountains Folklife

Haitian Vodou Flags

Haunted Halls: Ghostlore of American College Campuses

The House That Sugarcane Built: The Louisiana Burguières

The Jumbies' Playing Ground: Old World Influences on Afro-Creole Masquerades in the Eastern Caribbean

Kentucky Bluegrass Country

Legend-Tripping Online: Supernatural Folklore and the Search for Ong's Hat

Long, Long Tales from the Russian North

Made in Mexico: Tradition, Tourism, and Political Ferment in Oaxaca

Mardi Gras, Gumbo, and Zydeco: Readings in Louisiana Culture

Miracles of the Spirit: Folk, Art, and Stories from Wisconsin

Mother Wit from the Laughing Barrel: Readings in the Interpretation of Afro-American Folklore

Muffler Men

Mule Trader: Ray Lum's Tales of Horses, Mules, and Men

New York State Folklife Reader: Diverse Voices

Newslore: Contemporary Folklore on the Internet

Not Just Child's Play: Emerging Tradition and the Lost Boys of Sudan

Organ Theft Legends

Ozark Country

The Painted Screens of Baltimore: An Urban Folk Art Revealed

Public Folklore

Recentering Anglo/American Folksong: Sea Crabs and Wicked Youths

Recess Battles: Playing, Fighting, and Storytelling

Roots of a Region: Southern Folk Culture

Santeria Garments and Altars: Speaking Without a Voice

Scottish Traveller Tales: Lives Shaped through Stories

Second Line Rescue: Improvised Responses to Katrina and Rita

Shenandoah Valley Folklife

South Florida Folklife

Southern Fiddlers and Fiddle Contests

A Spiral Way: How the Phonograph Changed Ethnography

Stable Views: Stories and Voices from the Thoroughbred Racetrack

The Story-Time of the British Empire: Colonial and Postcolonial Folkloristics

Suddenly They Heard Footsteps: Storytelling for the Twenty-first Century

Superman in Myth and Folklore

Swapping Stories: Folktales from Louisiana

Talking Trauma

To See Them Run: Great Plains Coyote Coursing

Troubling Violence: A Performance Project

Uncle Monday and Other Florida Tales

Upper Cumberland Country

Vampires and Zombies: Transcultural Migrations and Transnational Interpretations

Vietnam Remembered: The Folk Art of Marine Combat Veteran Michael D. Cousino, Sr.

A Vulgar Art: A New Approach to Stand-Up Comedy

Wiregrass Country

Yo' Mama, Mary Mack, and Boudreaux and Thibodeaux: Louisiana Children's Folklore and Play


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