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

Another Haul: Narrative Stewardship and Cultural Sustainability at the Lewis Family Fishery

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

Consuming Katrina: Public Disaster and Personal Narrative

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

Downtown Mardi Gras: New Carnival Practices in Post-Katrina New Orleans

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

The Florida Folklife Reader

Folklore in Baltic History: Resistance and Resurgence

Folklore Recycled: Old Traditions in New Contexts

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

Implied Nowhere: Absence in Folklore Studies

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

Look Who's Cooking: The Rhetoric of American Home Cooking Traditions in the Twenty-First Century

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

The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo: The Forgotten History of America's Dutch-Owned Slaves

The Practice of Folklore: Essays toward a Theory of Tradition

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

When They Blew the Levee: Race, Politics, and Community in Pinhook, Missouri

Wiregrass Country

You Don't Know Jack: A Storyteller Goes to School

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


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Record-Setting High Water on the Mississippi | James F. Barnett Jr. Reflects on Current Flooding in the US

In light of the current floods submerging the Midwest and along the Mississippi River and scientists’ predictions that this is just the beginning, James F. Barnett Jr., author of Beyond Control: The Mississippi River’s New Channel to the Gulf of Mexico, a detailed chronicle of how the wild Mississippi will eventually deliver a cataclysm, shares his thoughts below. Viewed from the Natchez

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