By Jan Harold Brunvand
Ranging over foodways and folksongs, quiltmaking and laptop lore, Pecos invoice, Butch Cassidy, and Elvis sightings, greater than 500 articles highlight people literature, tune, and crafts; activities and vacation trips; tall stories and mythical figures; genres and varieties; scholarly ways and theories; areas and ethnic teams; performers and creditors; writers and students; spiritual ideals and practices. The alphabetically prepared entries differ from concise definitions to specific surveys, each one followed through a short, updated bibliography.
*More than 2000 individuals
*Over 500 articles highlight people literature, tune, crafts, and extra
*Entries followed via up to date bibliographies
*Edited through America's best-known folklore authority
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