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Title The new encyclopedia of Southern culture. Volume 14, Folklife / Glenn Hinson and William Ferris, volume editors.
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2009]


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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 402 pages) : illustrations
Series The new encyclopedia of Southern culture ; v. 14
The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Description based on print version record.
Subject Folklore -- Southern States -- Encyclopedias.
Folk music -- Southern States -- Encyclopedias.
Folk art -- Southern States -- Encyclopedias.
Folk dancing -- Southern States -- Encyclopedias.
Southern States -- Social life and customs -- Encyclopedias.
Popular culture -- Southern States -- Encyclopedias.
Southern States.
Genre Encyclopedias.
Electronic books.
Contents Cover Page; Folklife; Copyright Page; Epigraph; CONTENTS; GENERAL INTRODUCTION; INTRODUCTION; FOLKLIFE; Aesthetics, African American; Aesthetics, Historically White; Basketmaking; Bluegrass; Blues; Cajun Music; Car Culture; Cemeteries; Children's Folklore; Country Music; Deathlore; Family Folklore; Family Reunions; Fishing, Coastal; Folk Arts and Crafts; Folk Medicine; Foodways; Funerals; Gardening; Gospel Music, African American; Gospel Music, White; Grave Markers; Hip-Hop; Houses and Barns; Hunting; Hunting Dogs; Legends; Mardi Gras Celebrations; Musical Instruments; Música Tejana
NeedleworkOccupational Folklife; Old-Time String Band Music; Opries; Picking Sessions; Pottery; Powwows; Public Folklife Programs; Quilting, African American; Quilting, Historically White; Religious Folklife; Rootwork (Hoodoo, Conjure); Stepping; Stories of Personal Experience; Storytelling; Voodoo; Wood Carving; Zydeco; Bar and Bat Mitzvahs; Barbecue; Basketmaking, Lowcountry; Basketmaking, Native American; Bluegrass Festivals; Buckdancing, Flatfooting, and Clogging; Church Dramas; Cockfighting; Coon Hounds; Dancing, American Indian Traditions; Decoration Day; Decoy Carving
Dinner on the GroundsDogtrot House; Easter Rock; Face Jugs; Fiddle Contests; First Monday Trades Days; Ghost Stories; Ginseng Hunting; Gourd Martin Houses; Gumbo; House Parties; Jack Tales; John the Conqueror Root; Juke Joints; Line Dancing; Los Matachines; Lowriders; Marching Bands, HBCU; Marching Bands, New Orleans; Mardi Gras Indians; Moonshining; Mules; Outbuildings; Porch Sitting; Pottery, Alabama; Pottery, American Indian; Pottery, Georgia; Pottery, North Carolina; Proverbs; Quartets, African American; Quinceañeras; Religious Road Signs; Ring Shouts; Roadside Memorials
Rolley Hole MarblesShotgun House; Shout Bands; Smokehouse; Southern Soul Music; Square Dancing; Talking Out Fire; Traders; Two-Stepping; Walking Sticks; Womanless Weddings; INDEX OF CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX
Summary Demonstrates how folklife remains a vital part of communities' self definitions. The entries demonstrate that southern folklife is dynamically alive and everywhere around us, giving meaning to the everyday unfolding of community life.
Other Author Hinson, Glenn, editor.
Ferris, William R., editor.
University of Mississippi. Center for the Study of Southern Culture.
Other Title Print version: Folklife. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2009 9780807833469
Other Title Folklife