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The Frank C. Brown Collection of NC Folklore: Vol. V: The Music of the Folk ...

Frank C. Brown, Newman Ivey White - Music - 1977 - 687 pages
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 ...
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Study of the Orders

Frank C. Brown - Architecture - 2002 - 387 pages
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Long Steel Rail: The Railroad in American Folksong

Norm Cohen, David Cohen - Music - 2000 - 710 pages
Impeccable scholarship and lavish illustration mark this landmark study of American railroad folksong. Norm Cohen provides a sweeping discussion of the human aspects of ...
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Poplore: Folk and Pop in American Culture

Gene Bluestein - Music - 1994 - 167 pages
This work advocates the use of the word poplore to describe the popular and commercial roots of the dynamic, syncretic traditions of American democratic culture. Amongst those ...
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El Narcotraficante: Narcocorridos and the Construction of a Cultural Persona ...

Mark Cameron Edberg - Social Science - 2004 - 190 pages
Since the late 1970s, a new folk hero has risen to prominence in the U.S.-Mexico border region and beyond—the narcotrafficker. Celebrated in the narcocorrido, a current form ...
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Memory in Oral Traditions: The Cognitive Psychology of Epic, Ballads, and ...

David C. Rubin - Music - 1995 - 400 pages
Long studied by anthropologists, historians, and linguists, oral traditions have provided a wealth of fascinating insights into unique cultural customs that span the history of ...
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Old-Time Music and Dance: Community and Folk Revival

John Bealle - Music - 2005 - 368 pages
In the summer of 1972, a group of young people in Bloomington, Indiana, began a weekly gathering with the purpose of reviving traditional American old-time music and dance. In ...
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Ukrainian Minstrels: And the Blind Shall Sing

Natalie O. Kononenko - Music - 1998 - 360 pages
Among the many intriguing characteristics of the Ukrainian folk tradition is the fact that Ukrainian epics were sung by a special type of minstrel -- the blind mendicant. These ...
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