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American Folklore Society

Overview
Works: 270 works in 536 publications in 3 languages and 8,993 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Bibliography  History  Abstracts  Folklore  Folk music  Folk songs  Folk literature  Conference papers and proceedings  Legends 
Roles: Other, Publisher, Editor
Classifications: GR1, 398
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The Journal of American folklore by American Folklore Society( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 2,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artículos sobre las áreas del folklore y costumbres
Folklore : performance and communication by Kenneth S Goldstein( )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creation and procreation : feminist reflections on mythologies of cosmogony and parturition by Marta Weigle( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abstracts of folklore studies( )

in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American folklore studies : an intellectual history by Simon J Bronner( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public folklore by Nicholas R Spitzer( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A landmark volume exploring the public presentation and application of folk culture in collaboration with communities, Public Folklore is available again with a new introduction discussing recent trends and scholarship. Editors Robert Baron and Nick Spitzer provide theoretical framing to contributions from leaders of major American folklife programs and preeminent folklore scholars, including Roger D. Abrahams, Robert Cantwell, Gerald L. Davis, Archie Green, Bess Lomax Hawes, Richard Kurin, Daniel Sheehy, and Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gim-blett. Their essays present vivid accounts of public folklor
100 years of American folklore studies : a conceptual history( )

9 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hill country tunes : instrumental folk music of southwestern Pennsylvania by Samuel Preston Bayard( )

2 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time & temperature : a centennial publication of the American Folklore Society( )

11 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of the American Folk-lore Society( )

in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk heritage collections in crisis by Virginia Danielson( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In December 2000, a group of folklorists, sound engineers, preservation experts, lawyers, librarians, and archivists met to discuss what would be needed to ensure the long-term accessibility of folk heritage sound collections. The American Folklore Society and the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress convened the meeting, with support from CLIR, National Endowment for the Arts, and National Endowment for the Humanities. This report includes the text of the three keynote presentations. A list of 27 recommendations for access, preservation, and rights management is presented, as well as responses to the presentations and summaries of the discussions
Folklore/folklife by American Folklore Society( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk-lore from the Dominican Republic by Manuel José Andrade( Book )

4 editions published between 1930 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Craft & community : traditional craftsmanship in contemporary society( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Current anthropological literature( )

in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk-tales of Salishan and Sahaptin tribes by Franz Boas( Book )

3 editions published between 1917 and 1969 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six Pend d'Oreille tales related by Michel Revais. Coyote, wren, and grouse, snake monster, mountain sheep and Skukula man
Publications of the American Folklore Society by American Folklore Society( )

in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publications of the American Folklore Society by American Folklore Society( )

in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditions of the Thompson River Indians of British Columbia by James Alexander Teit( Book )

8 editions published between 1898 and 1999 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of tales of the Thompson Indians along with traditional and cultural facts. There is an introduction by Franz Boas
The marble threshing floor : a collection of Greek folk-songs by Ellen Frye( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American folklore studies : an intellectual history
Alternative Names
A.F.S.

A.F.S. (American Folklore Society)

AFS

AFS (American Folklore Society)

American Folk-Lore Society

Cymdeithas Llên Gwerin America

Folklore Society

Folklore Society United States

Société de folklore d'Amérique

The American Folklore Society

Languages
English (215)

Spanish (1)

Danish (1)

Covers
Folk-lore from the Dominican Republic