The Frank C. Brown Collection of NC Folklore: Vol. VII: Popular Beliefs and Superstitions from North Carolina, Part 2

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Duke University Press, Apr 29, 1977 - Music - 717 pages
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DIVFrank C. Brown organized the North Carolina Folklore Society in 1913. Both Dr. Brown and the Society collected stores from individuals&—Brown through his classes at Duke University and through his summer expeditions in the North Carolina mountains, and the Society by interviewing its members&—and also levied on the previous collections made by friends and members of the Society. The result was a large mass of texts and notes assembled over a period of nearly forty years and covering every aspect of local tradition./div
  

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
xvii
DEATH AND FUNEREAL CUSTOMS
3
WITCHCRAFT GHOSTS MAGICAL PRACTICES
99
COSMIC PHENOMENA TIMES NUMBERS SEASONS
183
WEATHER
209
ANIMALS ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
372
FISHING AND HUNTING
470
PLANTS PLANT HUSBANDRY
491
MISCELLANEOUS ADDENDA
566
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