Chain Carvers: Old Men Crafting Meaning

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University Press of Kentucky, 1985 - Art - 189 pages
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Simon J. Bronner is Distinguished University Professor of American Studies and Folklore and director of the Pennsylvania Center for Culture Studies at The Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg. He is the editor of the four-volume "Encyclopedia of American Folklife," "Manly Traditions: The Folk Roots of American Masculinities," "Consuming Visions: Accumulation and Display of Goods in America, 1880-1920," and other volumes, and the author of several books, including "Folk Nation: Folklore in the Creation of American Tradition," "Grasping Things: Folk Material Culture and Mass Society in America," "Following Tradition: Folklore in the Discourse of American Culture," and "The Carver's Art: Crafting Meaning from Wood,"

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