By Jan Harold Brunvand
Ranging over foodways and folksongs, quiltmaking and computing device lore, Pecos invoice, Butch Cassidy, and Elvis sightings, greater than 500 articles highlight folks literature, track, and crafts; activities and vacations; tall stories and mythical figures; genres and kinds; scholarly methods and theories; areas and ethnic teams; performers and creditors; writers and students; non secular ideals and practices. The alphabetically prepared entries fluctuate from concise definitions to particular surveys, every one observed by means of a short, updated bibliography.
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*Over 500 articles highlight people literature, tune, crafts, and extra
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*Edited by means of America's best-known folklore authority
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American Folklore: An Encyclopedia (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities) by Jan Harold Brunvand