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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to American folk art: a guide to sources.   

Plain Women: Gender and Ritual in the Old Order River Brethren

Margaret C. Reynolds, Simon J. Bronner - Religion - 2001 - 192 pages
Despite the great interest in "plain" groups in recent years, comparatively little has been written about women and the particular role they play in preserving traditional ...
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The Carver's Art: Crafting Meaning from Wood

Simon J. Bronner - History
Insurgencies, especially in the form of guerrilla warfare, continue to erupt across many parts of the globe. Most of these rebellions fail, but Four Rebellions that Shaped Our ...
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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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Manly Traditions: The Folk Roots of American Masculinities

Simon J. Bronner - Social Science - 2005 - 383 pages
Take this test. You think today’s sensitive, caring man is: (a) a myth, (b) an oxymoron, or (c) a moron. No matter whether you laugh at this bit of folk humor, its wide ...
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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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Steelton

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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