Folklore Culture And Aging

Pub Date : 1997 | Author : David Philip Shuldiner | Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN 10 : 0313298971
ISBN 13 : 9780313298974

This work is a guide to the study of cultural traditions by and about elders and aging, featuring an annotated list of over 1,500 references covering a broad range of subjects...

Encyclopedia Of American Folklore

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Linda S. Watts | Publisher : Infobase Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781438129792
ISBN 13 : 1438129793

Presents an A-to-Z reference to American folklore with articles on folk heroes, authors, significant historical events, cultural groups, social aspects and more...

Folk Art And Aging

Pub Date : 2016-08-08 | Author : Jon Kay | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780253022202
ISBN 13 : 0253022207

Growing old doesn’t have to be seen as an eventual failure but rather as an important developmental stage of creativity. Offering an absorbing and fresh perspective on aging and ..

The Carver S Art

Pub Date : 2015-01-13 | Author : Simon J. Bronner | Publisher : University Press of Kentucky

ISBN 10 : 9780813147864
ISBN 13 : 0813147867

Chains carved from a single block of wood, cages whittled with wooden balls rattling inside -- all "made with just a pocketknife" -- are among our most enduring folk designs. Who m..

Folk Nation

Pub Date : 2002-08-01 | Author : Simon J. Bronner | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN 10 : 9780742580237
ISBN 13 : 0742580237

This lively reader traces the search for American tradition and national identity through folklore and folklife from the 19th century to the present. Through an engaging set of ess..

American Folklore

Pub Date : 2006-05-24 | Author : Jan Harold Brunvand | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781135578787
ISBN 13 : 1135578788

Contains over 500 articles Ranging over foodways and folksongs, quiltmaking and computer lore, Pecos Bill, Butch Cassidy, and Elvis sightings, more than 500 articles spotlight folk..

Material Vernaculars

Pub Date : 2016-10-03 | Author : Jason Baird Jackson | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780253023612
ISBN 13 : 0253023610

The role of objects and images in everyday life are illuminated incisively in Material Vernaculars, which combines historical, ethnographic, and object-based methods across a diver..