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American Folklore Society

Overview
Works: 238 works in 468 publications in 3 languages and 8,629 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Bibliography  Abstracts  History  Folklore  Folk music  Folk songs  Conference papers and proceedings  Legends  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Other, Editor, Publisher
Classifications: GR1, 398
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The Journal of American folklore by American Folklore Society( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 2,399 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 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abstracts of folklore studies( )

in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 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 337 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
Folklore : performance and communication by Kenneth S Goldstein( Book )

6 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 262 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 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of the American Folk-lore Society by American Folklore Society( )

in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folklore/folklife by American Folklore Society( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

in English and Undetermined and held by 211 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 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk heritage collections in crisis by Virginia Danielson( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 190 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
Craft & community : traditional craftsmanship in contemporary society( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 1917 and 1969 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shelf2Life Native American Studies Collection is a unique set of pre-1923 materials that explore the characteristics and customs of North American Indians. From traditional songs and dance of the Apache and Navajo to the intricate patterns of Arapaho moccasins, these titles explore the symbolic meaning of Native American music and art. Complex relationships between tribal groups and government are also examined, highlighting the historic struggle for land rights, while the retelling of ancient myths and legends emphasize a belief in the interconnection of humans and nature and provide readers with significant insight into a culture deeply rooted in spirituality. The Shelf2Life Native American Studies Collection provides an invaluable perspective into Native American culture and politics during the late 19th and early 20th centuries
Current anthropological literature( )

in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American folklore newsletter by American Folklore Society( )

in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The marble threshing floor : a collection of Greek folk-songs by Ellen Frye( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 77 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 62 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
Time & temperature a centennial publication of the American Folklore Society( Book )

11 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 years of American folklore studies : a conceptual history( Book )

8 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

AFS

American Folk Lore Society

Folklore Society

Folklore Society United States

Société de folklore d'Amérique

Languages
English (207)

Spanish (1)

German (1)

Covers
Folk-lore from the Dominican Republic