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American material culture and folklife: a prologue and dialogue

Simon J. Bronner - Art - 1992 - 278 pages
Reprint. Originally published: Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI Research Press, c1985.
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American Children's Folklore

Simon J. Bronner - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1988 - 281 pages
Looks at secret languages, jumprope rhymes, song parodies, games, taunts, tongue twisters, jokes, and initiation customs
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Michael Barton, Simon J. Bronner - History - 2008 - 127 pages
For much of the 20th century, the name Steelton represented a great industrial complex that stretched nearly four miles along the Susquehanna River near the state's capital of ...
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Folk Nation: Folklore in the Creation of American Tradition

Simon J. Bronner - History - 2002 - 256 pages
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 ...
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Grasping Things: Folk Material Culture and Mass Society in America

Simon J. Bronner - Social Science - 2004 - 272 pages
" America stocks its shelves with mass-produced goods but fills its imagination with handmade folk objects. In Pennsylvania, the ""back to the city"" housing movement causes a ...
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Crossing the Line: Violence, Play, and Drama in Naval Equator Traditions

Simon J. Bronner - Social Science - 2006 - 64 pages
For centuries, new sailors from European and North American countries have been subjected to an elaborate hazing at sea called “crossing the line.” Typically initiated upon a ...
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