Folklore and Society

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  1. Tin Men

    Tin Men

    By Archie Green

    Series Folklore and Society

    University of Illinois Press

    Published: 29th December 2006
    Paperback | £16.99
  2. Last Cavalier
    Winner of the Carr P. Collins Award and a Miss Ima Hogg Historical Achievement Award, Last Cavalier is the never-before-told story of the remarkable life and career of John A. Lomax, pioneering American folklorist, canny businessman,... Learn More
    Published: 13th February 2001
    Paperback | £45.00
  3. Polish-American Folklore

    Polish-American Folklore

    By Deborah Silverman

    Series Folklore and Society

    University of Illinois Press

    Integrating vivid photographs, firsthand observations, and interviews against a rich backdrop of ethnic practices and traditions, Deborah Anders Silverman explores how Polish Americans are creatively adapting the rural peasant... Learn More
    Published: 9th May 2000
    Hardback | £25.99
  4. Steppin' on the Blues
    It's impossible to think of the heritage of music and dance in the United States without the invaluable contributions of African Americans. Those art forms have been touched by the genius of African American culture and have helped... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1996
    Paperback | £17.99
  5. Morning Dew and Roses
         "A major academic work that is also brilliantly, clearly, humanely,         and poetically written. It can be enjoyed not only by ballad and bawdry        ... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1995
    Hardback | £35.00
  6. Transforming Tradition
    Transforming Tradition examines the phenomenon of the folk song revival, those vibrant meldings of popular and folk culture that captured public awareness in the 1950s and 1960s. Best remembered as forums for performers like Joan... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 1993
    Hardback | £27.99
  7. Wobblies, Pile Butts, and Other Heroes
    In this culmination of his half-century of involvement with American workers and their traditions, Archie Green explores occupational expression---stories, songs, customs, beliefs, artifacts---on the job and in institutions such... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 1993
    Hardback | £38.00
  8. George Magoon and the Down East Game War
    George Magoon (1851-1929), a notorious   moose and deer poacher in Maine, was the hero of scores of funny stories of   how he outwitted game wardens. Preserving these oral histories, Edward Ives   documents Magoon's... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 1992
    Paperback | £23.99