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

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Newman Ivey White, Wayland D. Hand
Duke University Press, Jul 15, 2013 - Social Science - 717 pages
Frank 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. 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.
 

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Contents

VII DEATH AND FUNEREAL CUSTOMS
3
VIII WITCHCRAFT GHOSTS MAGICAL PRACTICES
99
TIMES NUMBERSSEASONS
183
X WEATHER
209
XI ANIMALS ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
372
XII FISHING AND HUNTING
470
XIII PLANTS PLANT HUSBANDRY
491
XIV MISCELLANEOUS ADDENDA
566
INFORMANTS AND COLLECTORS
581
INDEX
589
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