By Jan Harold Brunvand
Comprises over 500 articles
Ranging over foodways and folksongs, quiltmaking and laptop lore, Pecos invoice, Butch Cassidy, and Elvis sightings, greater than 500 articles highlight folks literature, song, and crafts; activities and vacations; tall stories and mythical figures; genres and kinds; scholarly techniques 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 distinct surveys, each one observed through a short, up to date bibliography.
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*More than 2000 individuals
*Over 500 articles highlight folks literature, tune, crafts, and extra
*Entries followed by way of up to date bibliographies
*Edited by way of America's best-known folklore authority
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