Folklore Culture And Aging

Pub Date : 1997 | Author : David Philip Shuldiner | Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN 10 : 0313298971
ISBN 13 : 9780313298974

This work is a guide to the study of cultural traditions by and about elders and aging, featuring an annotated list of over 1,500 references covering a broad range of subjects...

Encyclopedia Of American Folklore

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Linda S. Watts | Publisher : Infobase Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781438129792
ISBN 13 : 1438129793

Presents an A-to-Z reference to American folklore with articles on folk heroes, authors, significant historical events, cultural groups, social aspects and more...

Folk Art And Aging

Pub Date : 2016-08-08 | Author : Jon Kay | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780253022202
ISBN 13 : 0253022207

Growing old doesn’t have to be seen as an eventual failure but rather as an important developmental stage of creativity. Offering an absorbing and fresh perspective on aging and ..

The Carver S Art

Pub Date : 2015-01-13 | Author : Simon J. Bronner | Publisher : University Press of Kentucky

ISBN 10 : 9780813147864
ISBN 13 : 0813147867

Chains carved from a single block of wood, cages whittled with wooden balls rattling inside -- all "made with just a pocketknife" -- are among our most enduring folk designs. Who m..

American Folklore

Pub Date : 2006-05-24 | Author : Jan Harold Brunvand | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781135578787
ISBN 13 : 1135578788

Contains over 500 articles Ranging over foodways and folksongs, quiltmaking and computer lore, Pecos Bill, Butch Cassidy, and Elvis sightings, more than 500 articles spotlight folk..

Putting Folklore To Use

Pub Date : 2015-01-13 | Author : Michael Owen Jones | Publisher : University Press of Kentucky

ISBN 10 : 9780813147703
ISBN 13 : 0813147700

The first book of its kind, Putting Folklore to Use provides guidance to folklorists but also informs practitioners in other fields about how to use folklore studies to augment the..

Learning To Be Old

Pub Date : 2013 | Author : Margaret Cruikshank | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9781442213647
ISBN 13 : 1442213647

Margaret Cruikshank s Learning to Be Old examines what it means to grow old in America today. The book questions social myths and fears about aging, sickness, and the other social ..